Le Temple de la Renommée du Hockey est un lieu incontournable si vous souhaitez tester vos connaissances en matière de hockey ou vos réflexes en tant que gardien de but. Situé dans le complexe de Brookfield Place, il offre un récit pratique et interactif sur l’évolution du sport au canada. C'est un retour en arrière au travers d'expositions, de trophées, de souvenirs, de films et de jeux vidéo. Profitez de votre visite pour vous faire prendre en photo à côté du trophée de la Coupe Stanley. Les installations incluent la boutique Spirit of Hockey remplie d’objets à collectionner.
S’élevant à une hauteur incroyable de 553,3 mètres, la forme mince de la tour CN domine l’horizon de la ville. L’une des plus hautes tours du monde, sans comparaison avec aucune autre structure autoportante dans l’hémisphère occidental, ce magnifique bâtiment fut construit en 1967 par la Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada pour servir d’installation de communication et d’observation. À l’époque, ce sommet artificiel était le plus haut du monde et le resta jusqu’en 2007. Le niveau Look Out de la tour CN garantit des vues spectaculaires sur la ville à des kilomètres à la ronde depuis une hauteur de 346 mètres, tandis que le SkyPod est situé à 33 étages supplémentaires pour une perspective unique du monde. Autre attraction de la tour, l’EdgeWalk est la plus haute passerelle autoportante du monde. Ne s’adressant pas aux âmes sensibles, elle offre une expérience unique, perchée sur le toit du Restaurant 360, où vous pourrez déguster un dîner tout en admirant l’horizon scintillant de Toronto à 360 degrés.
Built in 1857, this Georgian-style residence was a gift to William Lyon Mackenzie, grandfather of former Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, from his followers. Mackenzie, the leader of the colonial emancipation movement in Upper Canada, had come from Scotland in 1830 to become the first mayor of the city of Toronto. You will now find a museum inside, where guides in period costumes re-enact the daily life of middle-class Toronto households in the 1860s.
The Power Plant gallery, part of Toronto's Harbourfront Centre complex, has earned an impressive reputation as one of the finest art institutions in Canada and in the world. Devoted solely to contemporary art, it provides an opportunity for its audience to be exposed to innovative forms in different genres and disciplines, including photography, new media and sculpture. Exhibits include artists from across the country, with a particular focus on the work of locals.
Opened in 1999, the Museum of Contemporary Art displays the works of a large number of contemporary Canadian artists in a variety of media. The museum takes pride in their extensive collection that includes close to 1,000 works of art. It is also instrumental in hosting a wide of range of exhibitions as well as programmes woven into the common theme of contemporary art.
The oldest Canadian Islamic centre in Toronto, the Jami Mosque building was purchased in 1969, which was formerly housed a church. Converted into a mosque, it has a beautiful architecture, that is reminiscent of the bygone era. Located at Boustead Avenue, in the High Park neighborhood, it still conducts prayers on a routine basis. In addition to prayer services and jummah, the mosque also offers Arabic classes for Muslim women. Have a look at their website to know more.
An 1856 Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. Basil's Church demands a visit for being the third oldest church of the city. The regular prayer services along with choir and musical events comprise the activities conducted by the church. For further details on the church, visit their website.
The Burwash Dining Hall is the place where students of Victoria College enjoy lovely meals. This dining hall for students has been serving the college since 1913. The hall serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; more than a dining establishment it is a gathering place, where students interact with each other.
Founded in 1975 in historic Yorkville, Hollander York Gallery features some of Canada's most interesting traditional and modern artists, names such as Rose-Aimee Belanger, Victoria Block, Bruno Cote and Hugh Cunningham. Its impressive choice of paintings, sculptures and limited edition prints draws visitors and customers from far and wide. Located in the heart of the city's historic Yorkville, the gallery offers a superb selection of paintings, sculptures, and limited edition prints. Call ahead for more details.
The Annesley Hall takes pride in being the foremost residences that were for women in the entire nation. A part of the Victoria College, this structure is renowned for having differently styled rooms; female pupils also have access to the Tackaberry Library and Music Room.
Located in the Eglinton West Village, Liss Gallery specializes in personal and corporate art, as well as art consulting. Established in 1983, it is in the vanguard when it comes to the promotion of both Canadian and International art. Originally called Affairs of the Art, the gallery boasts an assortment of contemporary fine art, including original paintings, photography, sculpture and limited edition prints. It also offers custom framing, with a large selection of quality frames, as well as delivery and installation of art works.
This local park was completely refurbished and is now transformed into a community hub. The aim in developing this green space was to create a flexible community venue that doubles up as a park. It has wet zones for kids featuring splash pads, walking paths, a performance stage and a dog park too. However, the highlight is the AIDS Memorial that has been installed in this park.