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A visit to Toronto's grand castle estate, the former home to financier Sir Henry Pellatt, is like stepping back into the Edwardian era. At Casa Loma, you can tour 98 richly decorated rooms, secret passages, towers, and an 800-foot (243-meter) tunnel connecting the castle to its magnificent stables. Outside, you will find a five-acre (two-hectare) estate, with gardens offering dazzling colors, sculptures and water fountains. The on-site cafe and gift shop offers delightful food, souvenirs and breathtaking views.
A prominent neighborhood located in downtown Toronto, the Annex is a popular area. Predominantly a residential region, The Annex was once home to personalities like Timothy Eaton, George Gooderham and so forth.
This residence facility is meant for students and generally pupils pursuing courses at University of Toronto, stay here. For more details, check website.
The Rochdale College was an unique project that had students and teachers living and learning together. Unfortunately, the high rate of drug and crime rate marred this experiment, and the college had to be closed down. The college building is now transformed into residential apartments.
Even though the Yorkminster Park Baptist Church has a marvelous facade, replete with high ceilings and glass stained windows, the church is not contained within it. It aims at cultivating an enriched society one in which dwells the seeds to basic humanity, creativity and a sense of spiritualism and tries hard to achieve it. Various activities like outreach programs, nature clubs, dinner nights, classes and concerts take place on a regular basis. New members are gladly welcomed here. Check the website for details.
Royal Ontario Museum incorporates a unique mix of galleries that showcase art, archaeological objects and scientific specimens. The museum, which sees more than a million visitors annually, houses a collection of over six million objects on three floors. This is the only place in Toronto where you can enjoy unraveling the mysteries of the Egyptian mummies, watch and hear an active beehive and view inspiring artwork from many different countries. When you leave, you take along memories of a unique experience.
An ancient rock in the city of Toronto, The Yorkville Rock is the sole remainder of the mountain range that once ran through the country. Found in Toronto's Yorkville Park, the rock is now considered a work of modern art, owing to the efforts taken to place each fragment in perfect position, to give the rock its original shape. While the rock itself might not be much to look at, the story behind it getting to this location is what makes it intriguing.
Well known as the college of women, the St. Hilda's College is a part of the University of Trinity College. For details, check website.