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Opened in November 2003 and enjoying a super location in Downtown Toronto, the Yonge-Dundas Square is an open-air public space that hosts events like weekly farmer markets, contemporary concerts, theatrical events, promotions, fireworks displays on holidays and community events. This is a great chance to experience the real spirit of Toronto.
Earlier known as the Metro Square, in 2011 this plaza was renamed as Pecaut Square, in honor of the renowned civic leader David Pecaut. This city landmark is worth a visit for its beautiful lawn and brilliant sculptures like The Poet, The Fever Hospital and Surface Design for Tampered Windscreens. Pecaut Square also offers great views of significant tourist attractions like Royal Alexandria Theater and Metro Hall. This otherwise serene area comes alive during community events and wears a festive looks. In the past, concerts and other public events were hosted here.
This enclosed pedway links the Union Station to the Rogers Centre and CN Tower through many indoor pathways and footbridges. Opened in 1989, its unique domed architecture has drawn photographers from worldwide. It is also a part of the Underground City, PATH.
Although it's never been considered terribly trendy or fashionable, this strip is still likely to provide you with a great deal or an unusual treasure. Pronounced 'Spa-dye-nah', here you'll discover wholesale outlets, factories and a culturally diverse array of grocers, as well as fur and leather discount stores. Many of the Chinese eateries tucked away along this stretch of downtown are first rate. While bargain hunting in the Spadina-Kensington area, where the European-style Kensington Market is located, be sure to step into the numerous cheese and fish shops.
The Mel Lastman Square in North York is named for the city's former mayor Lastman, and is nestled in a busy, commercial neighborhood. Featuring a large, artificial pool and a stream, the square is meant for the benefit of the people working in the surrounding offices to sit, relax and maybe have a quiet lunch. Several activities are organized all year, including the farmers market, Canada festivities and such. The site also features an outdoor theater, where music concerts are performed on most of summer evenings.
The Mississauga Celebration Square is situated next to the Mississauga City Hall. This venue is the perfect spot to enjoy some sunshine in the afternoons or catch a free film screening, concert or festival in the evenings. You can sign up for fitness classes, enjoy culinary events, farmer's markets and more. The square's permanent stage has hosted several local musicians and dancers of all genres, from hip hop to Bollywood. The Canada Day and New Year's festivities are celebrated with plenty of events and live shows. The square doubles up as an outdoor ski rink in the winter months. This is a must-visit while in the city; it is a true cultural hub.
Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway or the Burlington Bay Skyway was opened in October 1958. This Skyway connects the two important towns of Fort Erie and Toronto. The pure steel structure was sharply designed by John Turner Bell. This bridge overheads the Great Lakes, not disturbing the ship traffic underneath. This bridge is definitely worth a visit.
Market Square offers you fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and meats at any given season. This popular market has many stores within that sell freshly baked bread, jams, jellies and other organic products. This place also has its share of events like a strawberry festival, harvest festivals or culinary events. This place also attracts crowds for its great bargains and prices. Certainly a place that makes grocery shopping a pleasant experience.