Look Up! 8 Ontario Architectural Wonders You Must See for Yourself
A new perspective can transform a familiar place into something brand new. From museums, to historic buildings, to downtown streetscapes, looking up is the perfect way to see Ontario in a whole new way.
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In 1931, the 34-storey North Tower was the tallest building in the British Empire. Today, this ornate ceiling has become a favourite of photographers.
Explore the wonder of flight at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, where all things skyward are celebrated.
While the outstanding art collection makes the National Gallery of Canada famous, the architecture of the building is a work of art in its own right.
Notre-Dame Cathedral is the largest and oldest standing church in Ottawa, and is a designated National Historic Site in Canada, in part due to its stunning architecture.
The farm’s historic silo, a ceramic and timber-frame structure, has been transformed into a wine or spirit tasting venue for small groups – and the perfect spot for a summer getaway with friends.
Overlooking Downtown Toronto, Casa Loma means “Hill House” in Spanish. The views are even more stunning inside, including this stunning glass ceiling in the Conservatory.
Before it was relocated to Ottawa, Ontario, Kingston was Canada’s First Capital. Much of the architecture reflects the importance of this period in the city’s history, in particular City Hall, which offers free tours from May to October.
Once home to Sir Allan Napier MacNab, a railway magnate, lawyer and Premier of the United Canadas, this 40-room Italianate-style villa is beautiful inside and out.