Known for its multiculturalism, culture and cuisine, Ontario's capital, Toronto, is a thriving and ever-growing city on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Diverse neighbourhoods bustle with restaurants, cafes, bakeries, independent shops and vibrant markets. Visit acclaimed museums including the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada’s largest museum, the Ontario Science Centre and the Art Gallery of Ontario, home to a large collection of Canadian and international art.
Bold architecture, an expansive waterfront and the iconic needle of the CN Tower in the centre of Toronto’s skyline sets the stage for world-class festivals, events, entertainment and live music.
Where is Toronto?
The city of Toronto is located within the Greater Toronto Area on the western side of Lake Ontario, directly across the lake from Niagara Falls. The city is linked to the region by Highway 401, Highway 400, the 407 and QEW.
Toronto is a major transportation hub connected by Toronto Pearson International Airport, Billy Bishop City Airport, VIA Rail, UP Express train and locally by Toronto transit (TTC) subway, streetcar and bus service.
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Last updated: February 16, 2024