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Toronto is the largest city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located in Southern Ontario, on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. The city is a major tourist attraction itself, plus the Niagara Falls are about 80 miles south, and tours of the many islands of Lake Huron & Lake Ontario are popular.

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Flight times from UK Airports to Toronto are about 8 hours.

Toronto Pearson International Airport is situated 18 miles west of the center of Toronto. Taxi prices are between Cdn$40 and Cdn$50, plus tip, taking about 30 - 40 mins.. There are regular buses and shuttles that run between the Airport and city, Bus Information. Shuttle Information. Google Map. Many large hotels offer a free shuttle service.

Airlines that fly between the UK & Toronto Pearson International Airport are: Air Canada . Air India . Air Transat . British Airways . Thomas Cook Airlines.

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CN Tower Toronto

The CN Tower is the top attraction, situated in downtown Toronto. An excellent way to view the city.

This was the world's tallest building from 1975 until the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai exceeded that height in 2007.

This Toronto must-see attraction, is a world-class entertainment and dining destination with the restaurant being 1151 ft off the ground. There is also an observation deck at 1,136 ft. You can also test your nerve on the Glass Floor at 1,122 ft.

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The Old City Hall is situated about 1 mile northeast of the CN Tower.

At the time of its completion in 1899, the Old City Hall was the largest building in Toronto, as well as the largest civic building in North America. The Old City Hall has served as a courthouse since the completion of the new City Hall in 1965.

Just across the road is the New City Hall, a large modern building. The pool area around the new City Hall is a popular spot in summer. In winter months, the pool serves as an ice skating rink.

Also in the area is the Eaton Centre, in terms of the number of visitors, this large shopping mall, is Toronto's top tourist attraction, with around one million visitors per week.

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Old City Hall Toronto

Cathedral Church of St James Toronto

The Cathedral Church of St James is situated a short distance south of the Old City Hall, about 1 mile northeast of the CN Tower.

The Cathedral Church of St James is the oldest congregation in the city, the parish was established in 1797. The present structure, designed by Fredrick Cumberland, was completed in 1853 as a prime example of Gothic Revival architecture. The total length of the cathedral is 198 feet, with a maximum width of 98 feet.

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St. Michael's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral also situated in the area, one of the oldest churches in the city. It is located at 200 Church Street in Toronto's Garden District, just east of the Old City Hall. St. Michael's was built by William Thomas from 1845-1848 and at the time was primarily financed by Irish immigrants.

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The Royal Ontario Museum is situated about 2 miles north of the CN Tower, the most popular museum in the city.

The Museum, commonly known as the ROM, is Canada's largest museum of world culture and natural history. The ROM is the fifth largest museum in North America, containing more than six million items and over 40 galleries. It has notable collections of dinosaurs, Near Eastern and African art, East Asian art, European history, and Canadian history.

For more museums, visit; www.toronto.ca/culture/museums.

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Royal Ontario Museum Toronto

Rogers Centre, formerly SkyDome

The Rogers Centre, formerly SkyDome, is situated next to the CN Tower..

The Rogers Centre is a multi-purpose stadium originally opened in 1989. It is home to the American League's Toronto Blue Jays, the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts, the site of the annual International Bowl American college football bowl game, and as of 2008, the National Football League's Buffalo Bill's.

The stadium also hosts other large-scale events such as conventions, trade fairs, concerts, funfair's, and monster truck shows. The stadium was renamed "Rogers Centre" following the purchase of the stadium by Rogers Communications in 2005.

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Toronto Harbours Queen's Quay Terminal, for boat tours to the harbour islands, is situated a shot distance south of the CN Tower..

Also in the area is the Queen's Quay shopping centre with restaurants and bars, website: www.toronto.com/shopping.

Also in the area is the Harbourfront Centre, with a vast array of entertainment for all ages, the most fun place to visit in Toronto. Website: www.harbourfrontcentre.com.

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Toronto Harbours Queen's Quay Terminal

Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls are a popular day trip from Toronto, situated about 82 miles south.

They are waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are 17 miles north-northwest of Buffalo / USA, 82 miles south-southeast of Toronto / Canada.

There are many restaurants on the Canadian side overlooking the falls. For a list of restaurants, visit:
www.niagarafallslive.com/restaurants_in_niagara_falls

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Midland Day Trip and 30,000 Islands Cruise, is a tour that consits of a bus ride then boat cruise through Lake Huron.

Enjoy a full day excursion to Midland through Ontario's wonderful landscapes. Enjoy free time to explore Midland at your own pace, then relax on a 2.5 hour cruise onboard Miss Midland to view the many small islands.

This is an un-escorted tour.

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Ottawa

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Ottowa is situated about 280 miles northeast of Toronto, with regular trains running between the cities, about 4 hours 30 minutes travel time, aprox $145 return.

Ottawa is the capital of Canada, situated about 280 miles from Canada's largest city of Toronto, and about 103 miles from Canada's second largest city of Montreal in the province of Quebec.

Ottawa is home to a wealth of national museums, official residences, government buildings, memorials and heritage structures such as: National Gallery of Canada, Parliament of Canada, Library of Parliament, Supreme Court of Canada, Langevin Block, Confederation Building, Rideau Hall, 24 Sussex Drive, Notre-Dame Cathedral, & 7 Rideau Gate.

Commuter Trains can be taken from Toronto./ Union Station. Google Map of Union Station.

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Montreal is situated about 330 miles northeast of Toronto, with regular trains running between the cities, about 5 hours travel time, price about $150 return.

Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada, the largest city in the province of Quebec. There are many historical buildings in Old Montreal such as: Notre-Dame Basilica, Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Patrick's Basilica, Windsor Station, Dominion Square Building, Bonsecours Market, Montreal Clock Tower, & 1000 de La Gauchetiere.

Commuter Trains can be taken from Toronto./ Union Station. Google Map of Union Station.

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Montreal

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Kingston is situated about 160 miles east of Toronto, with regular trains running between the cities, about 2 hours 30 minutes travel time, price about $70 return.

Kingston, Ontario is situated on Lake Ontario where the St. Lawrence River, flows out of the lake.

The towns most popular attraction is its tour boats, visiting some of the Thousand Islands, where many of the USA & Canada's richest people have summer homes, on their own private islands.

Kingston itself, is Ontario's oldest city, once the capital of early Canada. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Destination, for its' remarkable, and well preserved, 19th century defense fortifications & Fort Henry.

Commuter Trains can be taken from Toronto./ Union Station. Google Map of Union Station.


For more information on Toronto, visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto.

For a list of tours, visit: www.viator.com/Toronto/d623-ttd.

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