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[North America Travel] Canada: Toronto

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Toronto is Canada’s largest city. In addition, Toronto is one of the largest cities in North America and is visited by many international students. It has the fourth largest population in North America and is close to New York. Since Canada is a country with many immigrants, various people live in it. Toronto is also her Canadian entertainment hub and hosts numerous events. It is a city visited by many tourists and is busy all year round.

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Location

Toronto is a city located in the south of Canada. The American border is very close.

History

Indigenous peoples used to settle in Toronto. France entered the area around 1750, and then England settled. Since the 19th century, the railways have been laid and the infrastructure has been improved, so the population of Toronto has increased at a stretch and prospered. By the 20th century, immigrants from Europe have increased significantly. Today Toronto has become one of the largest cities in North America.

Climate

Toronto has a wet continental climate. Summers are warm and humid, and winters are cold. Temperatures range from -9 ° C to 30 ° C throughout the year.

Language

English and French are the official languages of Canada. Indigenous languages, Italian and German are spoken in some areas.

Security

The security of Toronto is one of the best in the world. However, please note that the Kensington Market and the southern part of Jane Finch are insecure and there are many incidents.

Race

Canada has more than 75% of immigrants from Europe. Others are mostly indigenous peoples and Asian immigrants.

industry

Toronto is one of the largest cities in North America. Among them, the financial industry is prosperous, and Toronto is home to Canadian financial institutions. Toronto is also developing the media, film and telecommunications industries.

religion

More than 77% of Christians are in Canada. There are also Protestants, Buddhists and Hindus.

currency

Canadian dollars are used in Canada.

Sightseeing spot 1 : CN Tower

It is a symbolic tower of Toronto with a height of 553m, which was the highest in the world until 2008. .. The observatory overlooks the city of Toronto and its suburbs, as well as Lake Ontario.

Sightseeing spot 2 : Rogers Center

The baseball stadium of the Toronto Blue Jays, a professional baseball team belonging to the major leagues. In addition to baseball games, it is also used in exhibition halls, concert venues, conventions, etc.

Sightseeing spot 3 : Toronto Eaton Center

The Toronto Eaton Center is Toronto’s largest shopping and office complex. There are more than 300 stores in the center, and you can enjoy various shopping such as brand-name products and home appliances.

Sightseeing spot 4 : Harbor front

Harbourfront is the harbor of Lake Ontario, with outdoor halls, cafe terraces, restaurants, and many street performers performing shows around the road on summer weekends.

Sightseeing spot 5 : Casa Loma

カサロマは、ゴシック様式の外観で博物館となっている豪邸で、映画『X-MEN』や『シカゴ』の撮影場所として知られています。内部には英国風の庭園や噴水があります。

Sightseeing spot 6 : Toronto City Hall

The Toronto City Hall is even used for filming because of its innovative design. Occasional events such as house concerts, art exhibitions and farmers markets are held at Nathan Phillips Square in front of the City Hall.

Sightseeing spot 7 : Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is one of the world’s leading museums in Toronto, Canada. There are works of art from all over the world, collections such as ancient Egypt, and exhibits on Canadian history and culture.

Sightseeing spot 8 : Distillery District

The Distillery District is a redevelopment of a whiskey brewery. There are galleries, fashion, jewelry boutiques and unique cafes.

Sightseeing spot 9 : Niagara Falls

It is a very popular tourist spot that cannot be missed not only in Canada but also in the world. The magnificent view of the waterfall will be overwhelming.

Sightseeing spot 10 : Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame is a historic place built in 1961. You can watch 3D movies of hockey and see the biographies of legendary players.

Sightseeing spot 11 : Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland is a place where you can enjoy cycling and canoeing in the lush and refreshing air. There are also amusement facilities and restaurants here.

Sightseeing spot 12 : Kensington Market

Kensington Market is home to bars, cafes and second-hand clothing stores. You can see a lot of street art, and it is a place where you can enjoy just walking.

Sightseeing spot 13 : St Lawrence Market 

Toronto’s largest market. You can buy a variety of fresh vegetables and meat here. It’s a very popular place as it sells things that can only be eaten in Canada.

Sightseeing spot 14 : Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario is a place where you can enjoy paintings by many artists. Many works are exhibited.

Sightseeing spot 15 : High park

A vast park boasting an area of 141 hectares. It is a highly recommended place for picnics and jogging. There is also a free zoo.

Sightseeing spot 16 : Nathan Phillips Square

A free winter ice skating rink in the middle of downtown in the old government building and the big city hall building. It becomes an open space and you can enjoy it for free.

Sightseeing spot 17 : Little Italy

A district along College Street where the Italian cultural sphere is developed. There are many Italian restaurants.

Sightseeing spot 18 : Allan Gardens 

Alan Garden is made up of 6 greenhouses in a row. You can see various tropical flowers and trees for free.

Sightseeing spot 19 : Elgin & Winter Garden Theater

The Elgin & Winter Garden Theater is a sculpture, and the gold decoration is a place of great historical value as a two-story theater that still remains active since the Edwardian era.

Hotel

Toronto has plenty of accommodation. The Toronto Pearson International Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.

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