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Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is situated in Southern Ontario, 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 Transat . British Airways .

CarHire at Toronto Pearson International Airport can be booked through CarTrawler who will scan the best available deals from CarHire companies based at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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

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

The restaurant is 1,151 ft above 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 Rogers Centre, formerly SkyDome, is situated next to the CN Tower..

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

The stadium also hosts other events such as conventions, trade fairs, concerts, and monster truck shows. The stadium was renamed the, Rogers Centre, after Rogers Communications took control 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.

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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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 building that can be seen today, was completed in 1853 to desigs by Fredrick Cumberlandas, in Gothic Revival architecture. The length of the cathedral is 198 feet.

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St. Michael's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral also situated in this area, one of the oldest churches in the city. It is situated 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, 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 collections of dinosaurs, Near Eastern and African art, East Asian art, European history, and Canadian history. Reviews .

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

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

These waterfalls on the Niagara River, are at the border between the Canadian province of Ontario, and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are 17 miles northwest of Buffalo / USA.

There are many restaurants on the Canadian side overlooking the falls. For a list of restaurants, visit:

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

This full day excursion to Midland goes through Ontario's wonderful landscapes. You have 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 tour is only available at times.

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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 has a number of national museums, official residences, government buildings, memorials and heritage structures

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. Reviews .

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

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

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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