The motto of the metropolis “diversity is our strength” (engl. Diversity Our Strength) of its agenda. Toronto is not only the capital of Ontario, but also the largest city in Canada every year it attracts people from all over the world to the city on Lake Ontario, which is known for its multiculturalism. Nowhere else in the world so many different ethnic groups were counted as in Toronto and not by chance that the town’s name means “meeting place”.
The city is made up of five boroughs North York, York, Etobicoke, East York and Scarborough and downtown, the actual Toronto, together and is also called Little York because her to New York City has the largest number of skyscrapers. Each of these districts in turn consists of different neighborhoods all, thanks to the multi-cultural population, have their own character. Very hip neighborhoods, where you will find both chic restaurants and student bars, are Yorkville and Annex. Imposing property and parks, however, are found in Rosedale, a very quiet and luxurious neighborhood. In Greektown can experience Greek culture and enjoy great food, who prefers Indian or Thai, should visit Riverside, and of course there is also the famous Chinatown. Directly on Lake Ontario are among others, the neighborhoods Studio District, the center of the Media, and The Beach, which owes its name to the beautiful sandy beach. Boredom is impossible here, because in Toronto there are around every corner something new to discover.
Well as tourist attractions, the city, was born in the likes of Neil Young and Mike Myers, a lot to offer. The Canadian National Tower, shortly CN Tower is the tallest freestanding structure in the Americas and with its observation decks one of the most visited buildings in all of Canada. The castle Casa Loma, which is a museum and botanical garden today is a popular destination for tourists. For the holidays with the family, a trip to the theme park Ontario Place offers which lies on three man-made islands in Lake Ontario and has several water slides and wild water rides and an IMAX theater. The Toronto Islands, which are used as a recreational area, and the Toronto Zoo, the world’s third largest zoo, with over 5000 animals are worth a visit.
One of the main attractions of Toronto is also the ROM, the Royal Ontario Museum, the largest museum in Canada. Those who want to experience a truly amazing spectacle of nature, which can take a trip to the only about an hour away, make world famous Niagara Falls. And these are just some of the great things that can be experienced during a vacation in Toronto.
Whether simple youth hostel or luxury hotel – the choice of accommodations in Toronto, the safest large city in North America, is huge and the entertainment are very diverse. Restaurants, cafes, pubs and clubs of all types lined up in the King St West and Queen St West together, so something for everyone should be there.