Explore Toronto
Ontario's Bright and Bustling Capital
Sports capital, foodie favourite, cultural centre, Toronto is many things to many people. Let us show you the best of our city, from markets to cycling routes and off-the beaten-path dining spots. 
Quick Facts
Quick Facts

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the 4th largest in North America. It is the capital of the province of Ontario and is situated on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, forming part of the border between Canada and the United States. While English is widely spoken, the city is home to over 100 different langauges from Mandarin to Tamil, Italian and Farsi.


Whether it’s the adventure of discovering iconic landmarks or the thrill of a world-class theme park Shangri-La’s curated experiences of attractions get you out of your comfort zone and into the realm of unforgettable travel memories.


CN Tower 
The Toronto skyline is defined by the CN Tower and it's a must-visit attraction where you can take in a stunning, 360° birds' eye view of the city. Riding up the Tower's glass elevator is a fun experience and Daredevils can purchase tickets to partake in the EdgeWalk. Strolling the circumference of the Tower's main pod, the experience is outdoors, handsfree and 116 stories above ground – this is the first experience of its kind in North America.
Harbourfront Centre is a 10-acre site located along the city's stunning lakeshore that serves as the scene for many contemporary arts, community and cultural events. This indoor and outdoor space of theaters and parks, restaurants, and retail stores make it an vibrant area to visit and experience year round.
Casa Loma 
(Spanish for "Hill House") was a mansion built in 1914. Now, it's a cherished heritage landmark that celebrates and captures the richness and romanticism of Toronto's history. Explore three floors filled with elegant European décor, historical artifacts, a classic car collection, a stunning conservatory, and the estate gardens.
Toronto City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square 
Toronto City Hall is the location of the city's municipal government. In front of City Hall sits Nathan Phillips Square, an outdoor community space that serves as the site for many events, festivals, and celebrations year-round. These sites, plus the iconic Toronto sign, make a lively area filled with constant activity and a great photo backdrop. During the summer, the reflecting pool is a popular water feature and during the winter, it turns into a free outdoor ice-skating rink.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture

Whether it’s wandering some of the world’s greatest museums, exploring cutting-edge galleries and traditional artisan houses, or watching the latest blockbuster at a film festival, we have our finger on the pulse of all the hottest cultural happenings.


Art Gallery of Ontario
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is one the of the largest art museums in North America, containing an impressive collection of 95,000 works; from classic masterpiece paintings to contemporary sculptures and photographs. Founded in 1900 by a group of private citizens as the Art Museum of Toronto, The AGO expanded its facility in 2008 with an innovative architectural design by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.

Royal Ontario Museum
One of the largest museums in North America, the Royal Ontario Museum has 40 permanent galleries and more than 13 million objects and specimens in its collection, visitors can explore art, artifacts, and cultures from around the world. Featured subjects include dinosaurs, Ancient China, medieval Europe, art deco, ancient Egypt, textiles, India, and Pacific islanders.
The Distillery District
Founded in 1832, the Godderham & Worts Distillery started as a small windmill and grew into one of the largest distilleries in the British Empire. Now, it is a national historical site and hub for the city's arts and culture scene, serving as the home for artists, shops, and restaurants. Walk the cobblestone streets of this pedestrian-only space and see beautiful Victorian buildings, which speak to the history of Toronto and why The Distillery is one of the most filmed locations in the country.
This modular family and pet-friendly market space transforms a vacant city plot into a vibrant and impressive 100,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor complex. Operating 364 days a year, reclaimed and new shipping containers are used to create spaces for retail stores, food and beverage outlets, community and service experiences run by local and international vendors. 

From a simple walk in the park to exploring dramatic natural scenery, we’ve got nature-lovers covered. Escape to a private island, ride a horse at golden hour, kayak beneath towering cliffs, or simply soak it all up on one of our sandy beaches. Nature never felt so good.


Niagara Falls
Approximately 90 minutes from Toronto is Canada’s most accessible natural wonder, Niagara Falls. This thriving tourist hotspot attracts thrill-seekers and romantics alike. Here you can explore the town of Niagara, and its acres of scenic terrain while tasting your way through the simple goodness of Ontario orchards and award-winning wineries.

Toronto Islands
The Toronto Islands are a chain of 15 small islands in Lake Ontario. Home to the large no-car urban community in North America, Toronto Islands are a popular recreational area for bicycling, rollerblading, water sports, beach volleyball and beautiful views of Toronto. 

Royal Botanical Gardens 
Located at the western tip of Lake Ontario, Royal Botanical Gardens contain four distinct gardens with 1100 hectares of nature reserve. The ever-changing seasons, blooms, and natural phenomenon make each visit a new experience. Explore and enjoy the many historical plant collections, the Mediterranean Greenhouse, and the 27 km of nature trails.

Bruce Peninsula National Park

Towering cedars have been dwelling on the peninsula’s massive cliffs for centuries and still appear to stand as a part of a wild and untouched Canadian gem. From the Georgian Bay’s crystalline waters to the limestone barrens and deep forests, the Bruce offers visitors the chance to delve into nature’s breathtaking beauty.




If your holiday isn’t complete without a little retail therapy, Shangri-La has you covered. We’ve scoured Toronto to find the best shopping experiences, from high-end boutiques to the high street, hidden gems at one-of-one shoppes, private ateliers and bustling markets.


Bloor Street in Yorkville
Recognized internationally as one of the top ten shopping destinations, Bloor Street in Yorkville is often compared to other acclaimed shopping streets such as Fifth Avenue in New York, Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles, and Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Bloor Street is Canada’s fashion Mecca where fashion aficionados can explore luxury shops, well-curated department stores and one-of-a-kind contemporary boutiques.

The Toronto Eaton Centre
The Toronto Eaton Centre is a premiere shopping destination that houses more than 250 restaurants, retailers, and services. Locally known as the Eaton Centre, this shopping mall spans 2,167,000 square feet and is a hub of activity. Explore offerings from Canadian-based stores such as Indigo Books and Roots, as well as global brands like Apple and H&M.

Queen Street 
Breeze through the tried-and-true retailers on Queen Street and Spadina that are clustered around the intersection. Continue west past the bead and textile shops that line Queen until Bathurst Street, where the neighbourhood gets a little more eclectic. Here, upscale interior design shops and clothing boutiques grow higher in number.

The Hudson's Bay Company 
Canada's longest running department store and North America's oldest company, the flagship Hudson's Bay Queen Street store is housed in a historical building comprised of eight floors. Visit the HBC Stripes shop on the lower level to take a piece of Canadian history home with you. 

Explore Toronto on one of North America’s fine transportation systems. PATH is downtown Toronto's underground walkway linking 27km (16 miles) of subterranean shopping, services and entertainment. Follow the brightly coloured PATH signs and you'll reach your downtown destination easily in weatherproof comfort.


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