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Best things to do in Toronto

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Centre
“Enjoy a premier shopping mall experience at CF Toronto Eaton Centre. Mall offerings include hundreds of brand name stores, restaurants, and entertainment.”
878 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“With a collection of more than 90000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America.”
842 locals recommend
Museum
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“The Royal Ontario Museum is a museum of art, world culture and natural history.”
785 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Canada’s largest indoor aquarium offers an educational and entertaining underwater adventure for everyone.”
660 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“We recommend going to the revolving restaurant for lunch to take in the views over Toronto while you eat.”
522 locals recommend
Farmers Market
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“This is one of my personal favorite ways to spend a Saturday morning... grab some fresh, local produce, fresh cut flowers, a coffee and a homemade baked good! Biggest farmers market in the city on Saturday mornings (huge white tent located behind the market). Antique market on Sunday mornings. The main part of the market is open Tuesday - Saturday. The have a great selection of fresh meat, fish etc including harder to find cuts of meat and seafood. Also, a great place to go to have lunch. Really good bagel places, bakeries, sandwich joints etc. ”
694 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey distillery, draws crowds to its cobblestone streets lined with hip indie restaurants, bars and boutiques. Art lovers come for the galleries, outdoor sculptures and dance, music and stage performances at the area's several theatres. In December, the annual Toronto Christmas Market takes over the streets.”
809 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Kensington Market is a walkable bohemian neighbourhood that draws artists and tourists to its indie shops, vintage boutiques and arts spaces. The Market is also home to a wide array of specialty grocers, bakeries and cheese shops. Hipsters frequent trendy bars, cafes and international restaurants that range from casual to fine dining. Students and families populate Victorian houses along tree-lined streets.”
860 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“We loved the views from the top and really had fun laying on the glass floor.”
643 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“The Rogers Centre (affectionately known as the SkyDome to locals) was the world's first stadium to have a fully retractable motorized roof! The stadium has been home to a plethora of sports events over the years, but also wrestling, concerts, monster truck rallies, ice skating and more. Be sure to check out what events are happening during your stay!”
598 locals recommend
Park
“Recognized as one of the most significant natural sites in Toronto, over one-third of High Park remains in a natural state. A jewel in the city’s park system, residents and visitors can enjoy its many attractions, playgrounds and features year-round.”
533 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Yorkdale is a major retail shopping mall in Toronto, easily accessible via Yorkdale subway station. Itis one of the largest shopping malls in the country and has the highest sales per unit area of any mall in Canada. The mall contains over 250 stores, including many luxury retailers. Many international companies have opened their first retail locations in Canada at Yorkdale. https://yorkdale.com”
211 locals recommend
Park
“Take a ferry for a day over to the Toronto Islands and explore by bike all the lovely beaches! Feels like you're not in the city anymore.”
477 locals recommend
Park
“A 14.6 hectare park on Queen Street West at Strachan Avenue once the home of University of Trinity College (Trinity College). The park sits atop the now buried Garrison Creek and features three ball diamonds, eight tennis courts, two volleyball courts, an artificial ice rink, a dog off-leash area, a picnic area, a wading pool and a children's playground. Located in the south-west section of the park is the Trinity Community Recreation Centre. ”
430 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival style mansion and garden in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is now a historic house museum and landmark. It was constructed from 1911 to 1914 as a residence for financier Sir Henry Pellatt. The architect was E. J. Lennox, who designed several other city landmarks”
349 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Energetic Chinatown hosts a variety of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Japanese restaurants that range from dim sum and pho to modern fusion. The animated Asian open-air markets and shops along Spadina Avenue offer fresh fruits and vegetables, along with herbal medicine and souvenirs. Chinese New Year celebrations draw tourists and locals to live stage shows, martial arts demonstrations and lion dances.”
306 locals recommend