The capital of Ontario is Toronto, Canada's most populous city and metropolitan area (pop: 2,503,300).
Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the
Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.
Niagara Falls Night Lights Tour
Popular Scenic Adventure Tour
Take this afternoon trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto to witness the beauty of the falls' colorful evening light show. The tour includes an exhilarating
ride aboard the famous Maid of the Mist boat and you'll enjoy fabulous views of the falls with your buffet dinner at the Fallsview Dining Room.
Toronto is considered one of the top financial centres in the world with leading economic sectors in finance, business services, telecommunications,
aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.
The Royal Ontario Museum
It is a major museum for world culture and natural history.
The Toronto Zoo
One of the largest in the world, it is home to over 5,000 animals representing over 460 distinct species.
The Art Gallery of Ontario
It contains a large collection of Canadian, European,
African and contemporary artwork.
The Gardiner Museum of ceramic art
It is the only museum in Canada entirely devoted to ceramics, and the Museum's
collection contains more than 2,900 ceramic works from Asia, the Americas, and Europe.
The Ontario Science Centre
Always features new hands-on activities and science displays particularly appealing to children,
Bata Shoe Museum
It features many unique exhibitions focussed on footwear.
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The centrally located Textile Museum possesses another niche collection of great quality and interest.
The Don Valley Brick Works
This former industrial site opened in 1889, and has recently been restored as a park and heritage site.
The Canadian National Exhibition
Held annually at Exhibition Place, and
it is the oldest annual fair in the world. It is Canada's largest annual fair and the fifth largest in North America, with an average attendance of 1.25 million.
The Yorkville neighbourhood
It is one of Toronto's most elegant shopping and dining areas. On many occasions, celebrities from all over North America
can be spotted in the area, especially during the Toronto International Film Festival.
The Toronto Eaton Centre
It is one of North America's top shopping destinations, and Toronto's most popular tourist attraction with over 52 million visitors annually.
Greektown on the Danforth
One of the major attractions of Toronto which boasts one of the highest concentrations of restaurants in Canada.
It is also home to the annual "Taste of the Danforth" festival which attracts over one million people in 2 1/2 days.
Toronto is also home to Canada's most famous "castle" - Casa Loma, the former estate of Sir Henry Pellatt, a prominent Toronto financier, industrialist and military man.
Other notable neighbourhoods and attractions include The Beaches, the Toronto Islands, Kensington Market, Fort York, and the Hockey Hall of Fame.