Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #7 in Toronto, Canada

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 10.3 km
Ascend 140 m
Descend 171 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: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church

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Yorkminster Park Baptist Church is a Baptist church located in Toronto's Deer Park, Canada. It is affiliated with Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec.

Wikipedia: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church (Toronto) (EN), Website

152 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Christ Church Deer Park

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Christ Church Deer Park is a parish of the Anglican Church of Canada in the Diocese of Toronto. The parish church is located at 1570 Yonge Street, in the Deer Park area of Toronto, Ontario. Christ Church Deer Park is part of the Churches on the Hill, an ecumenical grouping of local congregations.

Wikipedia: Christ Church Deer Park (EN), Website, Url

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Calvin Presbyterian Church

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Calvin Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian Church in Canada congregation in the Deer Park area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The church building is located at 26 Delisle Avenue, close to Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue.

Wikipedia: Calvin Presbyterian Church (Toronto) (EN)

757 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: First Unitarian Congregation;First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto

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The First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto is a Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregation in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is affiliated with the Canadian Unitarian Council. It is the largest of six UU congregations and fellowships in the Greater Toronto Area.

Wikipedia: First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto (EN), Website

1435 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Spadina Museum

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Spadina Museum, also known as Spadina House, is a historic mansion at 285 Spadina Road in Toronto, Ontario, which is now a historic house museum operated by the City of Toronto's Economic Development & Culture division. The museum preserves the house much as it existed and developed historically. The art, decor and architecture of the house used to reflect the contemporary styles of the 1860s through the 1930s, including Victorian, Edwardian, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Colonial Revival styles. The museum closed for a year for extensive interior and exterior renovations. When it re-opened to the public on October 24, 2010, it was decorated in the style of the inter-war era of the 1920s and 1930s. The estate's gardens reflect the landscape during the Austin family's occupation of the house.

Wikipedia: Spadina House (EN), Website

195 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Casa Loma

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Casa LomaPriscilla Jordão from São Paulo, Brasil / CC BY-SA 2.0

Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival castle-style mansion and garden in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is now a historic house museum and landmark. It was constructed from 1911 to 1914 as a residence for financier Sir Henry Pellatt. The architect was E. J. Lennox, who designed several other city landmarks. Casa Loma sits at an elevation of 140 metres (460 ft) above sea level, 66 metres (217 ft) above Lake Ontario.

Wikipedia: Casa Loma (EN), Website

773 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 7: Tarragon Theatre

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Tarragon Theatrekaykaybarrie from Canada / CC BY 2.0

The Tarragon Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and one of the main centers for contemporary playwriting in the country. Located near Casa Loma, the theatre was founded by Bill and Jane Glassco in 1970. Bill Glassco was the artistic director from 1971 to 1982. In 1982, Urjo Kareda took over as artistic director and remained in that role until his death in December 2001. Richard Rose was appointed artistic director in July 2002, and Camilla Holland was appointed general manager in July 2006. Mike Payette assumed the role of artistic director in September 2021 upon Rose's retirement.

Wikipedia: Tarragon Theatre (EN), Website

1831 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 8: Christie Pits Park

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Christie Pits is a public recreational area in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located at 750 Bloor Street West at Christie Street, just west of the Toronto Transit Commission's Christie subway station.

Wikipedia: Christie Pits (EN), Website

874 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

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St. Peter's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is situated close to Bathurst Street in the Mirvish Village area in Downtown Toronto. Until June 2015, it was administered by the Paulist Fathers and was their only presence in Canada. Since then, it has been administered by the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Wikipedia: St. Peter's Church, Toronto (EN)

613 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: Trinity-St. Paul's United Church

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Trinity-St. Paul's United Church The original uploader was SimonP at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Trinity-St. Paul's United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts is a church belonging to the United Church of Canada in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located at 427 Bloor Street West, just west of Spadina Avenue in the city's downtown core. The church is formed of a mix of three different former congregations and houses a fourth independent congregation within its building.

Wikipedia: Trinity-St. Paul's United Church (EN), Website

468 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Bata Shoe Museum

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Bata Shoe Museum Eberhard J. Wormer / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Bata Shoe Museum (BSM) is a museum of footwear and calceology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The museum's building is situated near the northwest of the University of Toronto's St. George campus, in downtown Toronto. The 3,665-square-metre (39,450 sq ft) museum building was designed by Moriyama & Teshima Architects, with Raymond Moriyama as the lead architect.

Wikipedia: Bata Shoe Museum (EN), Website

399 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: First Church of Christ, Scientist

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First Church of Christ, Scientist

The First Church of Christ, Scientist is the oldest Christian Science congregation in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located at 196 St. George St. in The Annex neighbourhood, just north of the University of Toronto. It maintains a Reading Room at 927 Yonge Street north of Bloor. The church is a branch of The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Wikipedia: First Church of Christ, Scientist (Toronto) (EN)

289 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 13: Taddle Creek Park

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Taddle Creek Park

Taddle Creek is a buried stream in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that flowed a southeasterly course about six kilometres long, from St. Clair Avenue west of Bathurst Street through the present site of Wychwood Park, through the University of Toronto, into the Toronto Harbour near the Distillery District. During the 19th century, it was buried and converted into an underground sewer, but traces of the creek can still be found today. The scenic footpath known as Philosopher's Walk follows the ravine created by the creek from the Royal Ontario Museum to Trinity College. Taddle Creek is also the name of a Toronto literary magazine and of a local Montessori school.

Wikipedia: Taddle Creek (EN)

1010 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 14: Iskcon

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441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Ramsden Park

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Ramsden Park Paull Young / CC BY 2.0

Ramsden Park is a public park located at 1020 Yonge Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with access via Ramsden Park Road. and Pears Avenue. With an area of 13.7 acres, Ramsden Park is one of the largest in downtown Toronto. It features playgrounds, basketball courts, hockey rinks and a small skateboarding feature.

Wikipedia: Ramsden Park (EN)

728 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 16: Masonic Temple

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The Masonic Temple is a hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the north-west corner of Davenport Road and Yonge Street.

Wikipedia: Masonic Temple (Toronto) (EN)

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