Hello ! Bonjour! Buongiorno! Buenos dias ! If you follow me and read my blog, I just posted about Barcelona last week. Today it will be about CANADA. But again I have more about Europe to share very soon.
Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, is a major Canadian city along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. It’s a dynamic metropolis with a core of soaring skyscrapers, all dwarfed by the iconic CN Tower. Toronto also has many green spaces, from the orderly oval of Queen’s Park to 400-acre High Park and its trails, sports facilities and zoo.
I will show you the Toronto I saw during my visit at the end of June (2016).
The CN Tower is a 553.33 m-high concrete communications and observation tower.
Maybe you like to go to a baseball game and watch the only Canadian team: The Blue Jays. They play at the Rogers Centre.
If you like to taste beer, Steam Whistle is there. The brewery occupies Bays 1-14 within a building known as the John Street Roundhouse at Roundhouse Park. The company produces a premium pilsner lager packaged in distinctive green glass bottles and a non-twist cap.
Maybe you would like to ride a bike. It is possible to rent one. The helmet is not mandatory in Ontario.
Going to Toronto Islands Park is a nice idea on a hot day.
View of Toronto while we were on the ferry.
The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on the Toronto Islands in Toronto, Ontario. Begun in 1808, it is the oldest existing lighthouse on the Great Lakes, and one of Toronto’s oldest buildings. Deactivated in 1956.
Beaches on the islands are fun for many people.
And the Far Enough Farm with lots of animals is an interesting activity.
To visit Toronto, we can use the street car or just walk.
We spent some time in the Distillery. Located east of downtown , it contains numerous cafés, restaurants, and shops housed within heritage buildings of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery . The 13 acres (5.3 ha) district comprises more than forty heritage buildings and ten streets, and is the largest collection of Victorian-era industrial architecture in North America. The district was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1988.
Toronto has lots of murals.
And of course there is always a church to photograph. Here is St-Mary’s church.
Just outside down-town, we saw the Scarborough Bluffs.
This was a quick tour of Toronto. Thanks for reading.