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Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

The seat of government is also a fun place for tourists to hang out. Look for people inside the “O”. Look around the square for sculptures: Three-Way Piece No. 2 (The Archer) by Henry Moore, Oscar Nemon’s statue of Sir Winston Churchill and even a Roman column. If you’re looking to park your car, underneath is one of the world’s largest underground parking garages.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario – CN Tower

Acting like a tower?

Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Woody Woodpeckers?

Fun side of Toronto finding this sculpture 2 woodpeckers pecking away in front of the Toronto Convention Center and near the Ripley’s Aquarium. 

Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Flatiron Building

Toronto has its own version of New York City’s Flatiron building.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario: Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame is dedicated to all things hockey including the history of ice hockey, and exhibits about players, teams, National Hockey League records, memorabilia and NHL trophies, including, of course the Stanley Cup.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Two Views of Toronto’s CN Tower

The CN Tower and a reflection of the Tower in an office building nearby, The tower held the record for the world’s tallest free-standing structure for 32 years until 2007 when it was surpassed by the Burj Khalifa. It still remains the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere.


Canada: Toronto, Ontario: Views from the CN Tower Toronto

Until 2009, The CN Tower was the world’s tallest tower but in that year the Canton Tower was built and surpassed it. It’s still in the top 10 free-standing structures in the world, coming in at #9.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario: CN Tower Toronto

The CN Tower in Toronto, completed in 1976, is 147 stories high. You can go up and look out on the observation deck on the 114th floor. CN stands for the Canadian National Railway, since the tower was built by the company and is located on former railway land. It remains the signature icon of Toronto’s skyline, with more than 2,000,000 visitors zipping up it every year.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario: Hop on Hop Off Bus in Toronto

Sightseeing double-decker Toronto tourist bus offers indoor-outdoor live commentary and does the full circuit of Toronto’s sites; A harbor cruise is even included in your ticket.

Canada: Toronto, Ontario – Casa Loma, Toronto

Sir Henry Pellatt, a Canadian stockbroker and entrepreneur built this full-sized castle in Toronto around 1913. It has secret passageways, breathtaking views and elaborately decorated rooms. Unfortunately financial miscalculations caused him to have to leave his “castle on the hill” and he died in poverty.