Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Toronto, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 8.2 km
Ascend 201 m
Descend 189 m

Explore Toronto in Canada with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in TorontoIndividual Sights in Toronto

Sight 1: First Russian Congregation - The Kiever Shul

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The First Russian Congregation of Rodfei Sholem Anshei Kiev, known as the Kiever Synagogue or Kiever Shul, is a Modern Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded by Jewish immigrants from Ukraine in 1912, and formally incorporated in 1914. The congregants were poor working-people, and services were led by members and held in their homes. Two houses were eventually purchased in the Kensington Market area, and in their place construction was completed on the current twin-domed Byzantine Revival building in 1927. The building was once the site of George Taylor Denison's home Bellevue.

Wikipedia: Kiever Synagogue (EN), Website

901 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 2: George Brown House

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George Brown HouseJeff Hitchcock from Seattle, WA, USA / CC BY 2.0

George Brown House is a historic building in the Grange Park neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was home to Father of Confederation, Reform Party politician and publisher George Brown. Its current address is 186 Beverley Street.

Wikipedia: George Brown House (Toronto) (EN)

522 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Grange Park

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Grange Park is a prominent and well-used public park in downtown Toronto, Ontario in Canada. It is located south of the Art Gallery of Ontario, next to the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) and north of University Settlement House, at the north end of John Street. The Park lends its name to the Grange Park neighbourhood in the vicinity of the park. Historically, the park was the backyard of The Grange, a manor that was later expanded and became the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Wikipedia: Grange Park (Toronto) (EN)

562 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Campbell House

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Campbell House is an 1822 heritage house and museum in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was built for Upper Canada Chief Justice Sir William Campbell and his wife Hannah. The home was designed for entertaining and comfort, and constructed at a time when the Campbells were socially and economically established and their children had grown to adulthood. The house is one of the few remaining examples of Georgian architecture left in Toronto and is constructed in a style in vogue during the late Georgian era known as Palladian architecture.

Wikipedia: Campbell House (Toronto) (EN), Opening Hours

302 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

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The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is a 2,071-seat theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located at the southeast corner of University Avenue and Queen Street West, across from Osgoode Hall. The land on which it is located was a gift from the Government of Ontario. It is the home of the Canadian Opera Company (COC) and the National Ballet of Canada. The building's modernist design by was created by Canadian firm Diamond Schmitt Architects, headed by Jack Diamond. It was completed in 2006, and the interior design includes an unusual glass staircase.

Wikipedia: Four Seasons Centre (EN), Website

1112 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 6: Cathedral Church of St. James

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The Cathedral Church of St. James is an Anglican cathedral in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the location of the oldest congregation in the city, with the parish being established in 1797. The church, with construction beginning in 1850 and opening for services on June 19, 1853, was one of the largest buildings in the city at that time. It was designed by Frederick William Cumberland and is a prime example of Gothic Revival architecture.

Wikipedia: Cathedral Church of St. James (Toronto) (EN)

520 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Metropolitan United Church

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Metropolitan United Church is a historic Neo-Gothic style church in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the largest and most prominent churches of the United Church of Canada. It is located at 56 Queen Street East, between Bond and Church streets, in Toronto's Garden District.

Wikipedia: Metropolitan United Church (EN), Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Mackenzie House

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Mackenzie House is a historic building and museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that was the last home of William Lyon Mackenzie, the city's first mayor. It is now a museum operated by the City of Toronto's Museum and Heritage Services.

Wikipedia: Mackenzie House (EN), Website

301 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Ed Mirvish Theatre

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The Ed Mirvish Theatre is a historic performing arts theatre in Toronto, Ontario, located near Yonge–Dundas Square. Owned and operated by Mirvish Productions, the theatre has approximately 2,300 seats across two levels. There are two entrances to the theatre, located at 263 Yonge Street and 244 Victoria Street.

Wikipedia: Ed Mirvish Theatre (EN), Website

193 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Massey Hall

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Massey Hall is a performing arts theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened in 1894, it is known for its outstanding acoustics and was the long-time hall of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. An intimate theatre, it was originally designed to seat 3,500 patrons, but after extensive renovations in the 1940s, it now seats up to 2,765. It has an extensive history of concerts by artists of many musical genres which continues today.

Wikipedia: Massey Hall (EN)

229 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Elgin & Winter Garden Theatres

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Elgin & Winter Garden TheatresWilliam Mewes from Oakville Ontario, Canada / CC BY 2.0

The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Winter Garden Theatre is seven storeys above the Elgin Theatre. They are the last surviving Edwardian stacked theatres in the world.

Wikipedia: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres (EN)

367 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 12: Church of the Holy Trinity

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The Church of the Holy Trinity is an Anglican church located at Trinity Square in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Trinity (Toronto) (EN), Website

969 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 13: McLaughlin Car Showroom

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McLaughlin Car Showroom

The McLaughlin Motor Car Showroom was built in 1925 and operated continuously as a car dealership until March 2007 when it was last occupied by Addison on Bay dealership (Cadillac) at 832 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario.

Wikipedia: McLaughlin Motor Car Showroom (EN)

51 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Little Glenn

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Eldon Garnet is a multidisciplinary artist and novelist based in Toronto, Ontario and a professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design. From 1975 to 1990 he was the editor of Impulse, a Canadian magazine of art and culture.

Wikipedia: Little Glenn (EN)

865 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 15: Grace Toronto Church

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Grace Toronto Church is a Presbyterian Church in America congregation worshipping in the historic Old St. Andrew's Church building at 383 Jarvis Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Wikipedia: Grace Toronto Church (EN), Website

275 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: Jarvis Street Baptist Church

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The Jarvis Street Baptist Church is a Baptist church located at the intersection of Gerrard Street and Jarvis Street in downtown Toronto. One of the oldest churches in the city, its congregation was founded in 1818, and the present church constructed in 1875. It is a member of the Sovereign Grace Fellowship of Canada.

Wikipedia: Jarvis Street Baptist Church (EN)

786 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 17: The Keg

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The Keg The original uploader was SimonP at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Keg Mansion is a former residential building that is presently used as a location for a The Keg restaurant, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The building was initially known as Euclid Hall, a prominent downtown heritage building located at 515 Jarvis Street.

Wikipedia: Keg Mansion (EN), Website, Website En, Website Fr


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