A multicultural melting pot, Toronto is a cosmopolitan city abuzz with life, food and style. This Canadian gem is the most diverse city on the planet, boasting more than 140 spoken languages. Tourists come for the sports, the festivals and the irresistible international food.
Things to do in Toronto
Toronto boasts a massive theatre and performing arts scene with more than 50 ballet and dance companies to choose from. You can book a show at the National Ballet of Canada and marvel at the beauty of England’s Royal Ballet style. Next, head to the Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts to catch a world-famous opera show put on by the Canadian Opera Company.
Want to see the city from above? Ride the glass elevator up to the iconic CN Tower, a wonder of 1970s engineering and at one time the highest freestanding structure in the world. Don’t like heights? You can enjoy a free light show from the ground in the evening all year-round.
If you’re looking for a lively scene, head over to the Distillery District. One of Toronto’s best downtown attractions has become a haven for studios, cafes and restaurants. There is always festivity here, especially in the summer time. Enjoy listening to live jazz and spoiling your taste buds on some of the best cuisines Toronto has to offer.
When you’re ready to head indoors, the Royal Ontario Museum awaits. Canada’s largest natural history museum offers a permanent collection of more than 6 million artefacts and exhibits spread over four floors. A real highlight, there are entire rooms full of dinosaurs to browse and real Egyptian mummies.
Getting around Toronto
While most people get around by car, Toronto can get busy, so take the subway when you can. The light rail services the district of Scarborough and the Toronto Pearson International Airport is your gateway in and out of the city. A perfect way to get acquainted with the city, rent a bike to see the city on two wheels.