That’s the “city that never sleeps” of Canada, the biggest city and the biggest financial center in that country. It is also the most common gateway for Brazilian tourists to eastern Canada and, therefore, it is also stamped on tourist itineraries by those parts. As a result, everyone wants to know: What’s over there? What can’t I miss in the city? What to do in Toronto?
These are the questions that we propose to answer in the lines below. And more. Since an excellent trip is not only made of good attractions, we have also separated some essential tips and useful information to make your life easier and make your trip to Toronto even better!
Hockey in Canada is the number 1 sport. In such a popular sport, it’s natural to have a lot of rivalries. In that case, the classic Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montréal Canadiens is THE game. The teams are among the six oldest active teams in the National Hockey League (NHL), which also includes teams from the United States. Each season’s champions are defined in a series of seven games, whose winner lifts the trophy, the Stanley Cup. The Maple Leafs have 13 titles, the Canadiens, 24. And for those who want to take advantage of the Toronto weekend to make some betting, check this site for the best Ontario betting sites.
A curiosity is that at Hockey Hall of Fame, the hockey museum in Toronto, the locker room is set up for the public to see iso Canadiens. In addition to being the greatest Stanley Cup champion, the French provincial city team is Canada’s oldest active team.
The CN Tower was, until 2010, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world – even today, it remains the tallest in the West. The world position was lost with the inauguration of the Canton Tower, in China, but this did not affect, in any way, the curiosity that the giantess from Toronto arouses about those who visit the city. Currently, it receives around 1.9 million tourists a year.
A hub of culture, gastronomy and shopping. So we can summarize the Distillery District. The coolest thing is that it all takes place in an area of 47 buildings that once housed the traditional Gooderham & Worts Distillery – which, for a time, was the largest distillery in the world. Today, completely revitalized, the place is super charming and trendy, with red bricks and cobblestone streets, almost always full of visitors interested in shopping opportunities and, of course, in trying out the many international flavors that gain space there.
If you’re on the team that loves to take time out of the trip to go shopping, here’s some good news: one of Toronto’s biggest “sights” is actually a mall! Well, there are those who say that more than a million tourists pass through there every week. Opened in the 70s, the Eaton Center is, to this day, one of the largest malls in all of Canada. There are about 200 stores – where you can find everything – and lots of restaurants too
St. Lawrence Market
Do you also love visiting public markets? Because I love it! I think they always tell us a lot about the city, its people and habits. I like to walk around the stands, see what the local crowd usually orders, and, of course, try the flavors of each place. In Toronto, the best place for this is St. Lawrence Market.
Know a castle in Toronto? Yes, know that you will also find one of the most beautiful castles in the world in this famous Canadian tourist destination! Created by Henry Pellatt, a wealthy Canadian from the finance sector in the 20th century, this castle was completed in 1914. After ten years living in this house, its owner died, and Casa Loma became a hotel and, later, a nightclub until it was abandoned. Currently, this is considered one of the most incredible tourist spots in Toronto and cannot be left out of your travel itinerary there.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Can you imagine getting to know an aquatic complex with more than 5 million liters, 13 thousand living beings, and 450 species? If your answer is yes, you can’t miss Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto. There you’ll find giant tanks, which give the impression of being in a real deep dive. The location is incredible, a unique and very informative experience that you can’t miss on your Toronto travel itinerary.
The guided tour in Toronto has as main objective to show the most famous points of the destination to the tourists. The itinerary for this tour goes from Old Toronto to the Chinatown region, in a detailed route through the central areas of this destination. The walking tour in Toronto lasts about 2 hours, guided by an expert and English-speaking professional.