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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.
Shaped by the elements over the course of millenia, the Scarborough Bluffs rise from the shores of Lake Ontario in East Toronto. The sheer face of the escarpment is a defining feature of the waterfront, rising to a height of 90 meters (300 feet) above the shore. Several parks span the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) stretch of the Scarborough Bluffs as it traces the edge of the lake. While most of these are found perched atop its peaks, a few grant access to the narrow beach that lies at its base. The view from the top is notoriously astounding in beauty, although few can deny the striking quality of a more low-lying perspective with the barren rock face rising high above the tranquil water.
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.