The Economist recently ranked Toronto as the number one city in the world to live in. It’s also a fabulous place to visit. It’s the cultural, entertainment and financial capital of Canada, and a multicultural melting pot where over 140 languages are spoken. It boasts eclectic neighborhoods, diverse restaurants, hip bars, world-class theater and fun festivals. There’s always something happening in the GTA, whatever the season. Here are 11 must-see highlights of Toronto.
1. The Distillery District
About a decade ago, the Victorian-era brick buildings of an old whiskey distillery complex were converted into a new urban space. The Distillery District is a pedestrian-only haven of designer boutiques, cozy cafes, renowned restaurants, one-of-a-kind curio shops, galleries and performance venues. December features an old-world Christmas Market, and summer Sunday’s host a lively farmer’s market. It’s an ideal blend of historic charm and modern design, and an alluring location to check out when you’re in Toronto.