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Best things to do in Toronto

Art Gallery
“The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its collection includes close to 95,000 works spanning the first century to the present day. The gallery has 45,000 square metres of physical space, making it one of the largest galleries in North America.”
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Farmers Market
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“Great place to browse around, enjoy some coffee, and grab a quick lunch. Farmer's market every Saturday morning!”
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Performing Arts Venue
“Enjoy scenic waterfront views 365 days a year from Harbourfront Centre's pristine boardwalk. Stretching along the north shore of Lake Ontario, and located along the Great Lakes Waterfront trail, the boardwalk is often animated with street performers during the summer months and offers access to Toronto's marinas, shops and restaurants, with connections to the Water's Edge Promenade.”
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Hotel
“Since you're staying with us, you won't need a place to stay at the Gladstone, but its a cultural hot spot on Queen West. More art-centric than the Drake Hotel a few blocks to the east, this gorgeous historic building is great to poke around in, see the art installations going on, grab some food or drinks in the bar or restaurant (they're big on local and sustainable food), or even have a go at their infamous karaoke. Check their calendar to see what's on while you're in town - they keep things busy. (Check out the amazing century old elevator that they uncovered during the renovations a decade ago).”
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Event Space
“Farmers Market on Saturday morning. Definitely a great place to check out if you are free. ”
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Art Gallery
“The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an art gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada, northwest of Toronto. It houses an extensive collection of paintings by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, and First Nations and Inuit artists.”
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Art Gallery
“A free public art gallery that always has cutting-edge contemporary exhibitions, in a unique building that used to be an actual power plant. It's next to the Harbourfront Centre - a really lively creative centre with markets, free outdoor concerts, family programming, theatres, dance performances, an art gallery, and craft studios you can visit.”
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Art Gallery
“This amazing building is a converted industrial space that is full of art galleries, some nice stores, art+ design offices, and cafes. It's a creative hub downtown and worth wandering through to see the various galleries and artist-run centres. Best to avoid on a Monday/Tuesday when many of the galleries are closed.”
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College Academic Building
“Amazing building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Worth a visit and close to Queen St. W. ”
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Art Gallery
“A local and well-known Canadian institution, Mercer Union is one of the oldest Artist-Run-Centres in Canada. It's free to visit.”
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Event Space
“It's nearby - at the Wychwood Barns, every Saturday morning, and it's crammed with local delicacies. Plus there's an awesome playground for the kids. ”
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Café
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“Meat is the focus of the mostly Argentinean menu at this rustic restaurant with a back garden.”
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Café
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“Flying Pony is our go - to for chocolate croissants and coffee! Delicious treats all made on the premises and a rotating gallery of art on the walls. You can sit at the communal table or lounge on the couch or have one of the cozy tables for two.”
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Performing Arts Venue
“Great place for ice skating during winter, nice place to walk around during summer because it's right by the waterfront! ”
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Art Gallery
“gerrard street is the little india of toronto - lots and lots of great restaurants to go to and walk around and take all the flavors in! ”
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Art Gallery
“This is a shop and gallery dedicated to Artists' Books and Publishing. Full disclosure - I work here.”
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