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Named after the late Nathan Phillips, Toronto's "Mayor to all the people," this architectural delight is located at the foot of City Hall. It is the focal point for many events throughout the year, including the First Night Toronto festival every New Year's Eve. During the summer it is home to many outdoor entertainers and live bands.
Een bezoek aan Toronto's grootse kasteel en landgoed, het voormalig huis van financier Sir Henry Pellatt, is alsof u terug stapt in het Edwardiaanse tijdperk. Bij Casa Loma kunt u 98 rijkelijk gedecoreerde kamers bekijken, evenals geheime gangen, torens, en een 250-meter-lange tunnel die het kasteel verbindt met zijn prachtige stallen. Buiten ligt een landgoed ter grootte van vijf hectare, met tuinen die schitterende kleuren, beelden en fonteinen herbergen. De cadeauwinkel en het café ter plaatse bieden heerlijk eten, souvenirs en een adembenemend uitzicht.
At a dizzying height of 553.3 meters (1,815.3 feet), the slender form of the CN Tower rises high above the city skyline. One of the world's tallest towers, unmatched by any freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere, this stunning landmark was built in 1967 by the Canadian National Railway to serve as a communications and observation facility. At that time, this man-made pinnacle was unsurpassed by any other across the world and remained as such until 2007. The Look Out Level of CN Tower grants spectacular view of the city for miles around from a height of 346 meters (1,136 feet), while the SkyPod sits an additional 33 storeys above for a unique perspective of the world. The EdgeWalk, another of the tower's attractions, is the world's highest hands-free walkway. Not for the faint hearted, walking along the open-air walkway is an experience like none other. The EdgeWalk is perched on the roof of the 360 Restaurant where dinner is served in full view of Toronto's twinkling skyline.
Conceived by popular cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other visionaries like Niv Fichman, Julie Moir Messervy and James Fleck, the Toronto Music Garden is a reproduction of "Bach's 'Suite No. 1" in G Major for unaccompanied cello, "BWV 1007" upon a scenic landscape by the harbor. The garden has been designed and segregated in various sections corresponding to the various parts and dance moves in Bach's composition. These themed sections are named as Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Minuets and Gigue and have been manicured according to the movement of the suite. This tranquil park is an ideal place to sit back, relax and contemplate. There's an amphitheater, a circular pavilion and other spaces that are best suited for informal performances, poetry readings, live concerts and various other artistic activities.
The High Park is an ancient beautiful natural preserve that offers a pond, wooded areas, trails, open picnic areas and numerous recreational facilities for the entire family. Baseball, swimming, skating, and tennis are just some of the activities that families or groups of friends can indulge in and bond over. You can also watch a play at the outdoor theatre during the annual Dream in High Park, tour the greenhouse, or visit the park's zoo. Each of the attractions has its own specific phone number and opening hours.