Toronto Canada travel

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Toronto Canada guide, insider tips and information for a dream trip

  • Toronto information
  • Toronto Ontario
  • Toronto what to visit guide and useful tips
    • Casa Loma
    • Royal Ontario Museum
    • Ripley’s Aquarium Of Canada
    • Cn Tower
    • Aga Khan Museum
  • Toronto Hotel to sleep
  • Toronto when to go, climate and temperatures
  • Toronto pictures and photos

Toronto information

Toronto is the most populous city in the Canada and it is also its economic engine.



The peculiar characteristic of this fantastic city is that of being one of the most multicultural cities in the world with about 36% of the inhabitants of non-Canadian origin, just think of the fact that the emergency switchboard responds in 150 different languages.

Toronto is divided into 6 districts old Toronto, East York, Etobicoke, Scarborough, North York e Y  which, in total, group as many as 240 neighborhoods.

Toronto Ontario

THEOntario it is one of the ten provinces of Canada where the largest cities such as Toronto and Ottawa are located and it is also the most populous.

Ontario is located in the southernmost part of Canada and the main source of income is based on industry in fact it is known as the Industrial Heart of Canada.

Its strengths are the manufacturing industry, the automotive industry, real estate and financial services and tourism.

It is also the second largest province in terms of area, just after Québec. [3] The southern region of Ontario is the southernmost point in all of Canada.


What could be quite strange and peculiar is that Toronto is divided into two cities, one at street level and one underground called The Path.


Underground Toronto is approximately 27km long and residents see it as part of the city itself, as if the city started not from the ground but from the lower floors.

In Toronto underground Conventional car traffic is obviously banned, so travel is planned on foot or by means of vehicles for the disabled, but the path has many points of contact with external roads and a dense network of surface or underground public transport stations.

Toronto what to visit guide and useful tips

Toronto being a very large and multicultural city, there are many things to see:

Casa Loma

Casa Loma it is the historical monument par excellence of the city and is located on a hill overlooking the city center.

This castle belonged to Sir Henry Pellat who was a prominent financier, an industrialist and a gunman.

Sir Henry hired the well-known architect EJLennox for the construction of this castle to assist him in the realization of his life's dream.

Royal Ontario Museum

Commonly called ROM, Royal Ontario Museum it is the largest in Canada and is one of the largest museums for world culture and natural sciences in the city ​​of Toronto.


It is located on the corner of Bloor Street and Avenue Road, north of Queen's Park and, within it, houses approximately over six million objects in over 40 galleries.

It also has collections of dinosaurs, Middle Eastern, African and East Asian arts, European history and Canadian history.

Ripley’s Aquarium Of Canada

THEToronto Aquarium it covers an area of ​​approximately 12.500 square meters and boasts the largest jellyfish exhibition around the world.


It offers many interactive paths but the peculiar feature is the shark lagoon largest in the world where visitors are transported by a moving walk into a tunnel where one has the impression of swimming among sharks.

Cn Tower

La torre cn or Canada’s National Tower it is the highest in the world with its 382 meters of height.


It rises like a huge hollow hexagonal pillar resting on 3 reinforcements that make its base wider.

To go up there are 6 panoramic lifts and at the top you will find a bar, restaurant and, of course, a breathtaking view.

Aga Khan Museum

Il museo at Aga Khan Museum is the first museum in North America dedicated to Islamic art and culture and is an initiative of His Highness Aga Khan, the 49th Ismaili Hereditary Imam.

The project aims to promote knowledge and understanding, both by addressing the various Muslim currents, and by opening up to other cultures.

Inside it houses over a thousand artifacts symbolizing over ten centuries of geography and human history.


More things to see in Toronto I'm:

  • The Beaches
  • Ed Mirvish Theatre
  • Toronto Eaton Center
  • Edwards Gardens
  • Wards Island

Toronto Hotel to sleep

In Toronto there are many accommodation options and for all budgets.

Of course the hotel facilities they are located both in the center and outside the city but are always easy and comfortable to reach.

Among the most comfortable and economical solutions we recommend:

  • Humber college
  • Neill-Wycik College Residence
  • M-Star Royal Oak Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport

Toronto when to go, climate and temperatures

Il Toronto climate it is continental or with cold winters and hot summers.

It is a city very subject to freezing waves in fact in the winter period, which runs from the end of November to March, you can have temperature which even reach -25 °.

During the summer period, which runs from June to August, temperatures are around 30 ° m and can even reach 37 °.

During the other seasons of the year the temperature remains constant between 20 ° and 25 °.

The best time to visit Toronto is from May to late September.

Toronto pictures and photos

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