Toronto's neighbourhoods are the heart of the city. They pulse with life and each has a personality of its own. A visit isn't complete without exploring these culturally-diverse areas - have a coffee or a craft brew, savour an exotic snack, poke around a book store or art gallery - experience what makes Toronto the vibrant, eclectic place it is.


Hot Spots With History

The evolution of two lively neighbourhoods.

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Downtown Yonge

Yonge Street between Front and Bloor Streets

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Queen West

Queen Street West, between Simcoe Street and Bathurst Street

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Bounded by Bloor Street West, Avenue Road, Davenport Road and Yonge Street

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Corner of Spadina and Dundas Street West

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Kensington Market

Between Dundas and College, west of Spadina Avenue

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Queen’s Quay, between Bathurst and Jarvis Street

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Toronto Islands

10-minute ferry ride from the mainland

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Danforth Avenue, between Chester Avenue and Dewhurst Boulevard

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Old Town (St. Lawrence Market/Distillery Historic District)

The area roughly bordered by Yonge Street to the west, the Don River to the east, Queen Street East to the north and the city’s railway lines to the south

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West Queen West

Queen Street West, between Bathurst Street and Gladstone Avenue

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Entertainment District

Roughly bounded by Queen Street, Spadina, Simcoe and Front Street

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The Gay Village

Area surrounding Church and Wellesley Streets

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Financial District & The PATH

Bounded by Queen Street, Front Street, Yonge Street and University Avenue with its heart at King & Bay

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The Beaches

Queen Street East, between Coxwell Avenue and Victoria Park Avenue

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East of the Don River bounded by the railway line and Gerrard Street to the north, Empire Avenue to the west, Eastern Avenue to south and Coxwell Avenue to the east

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Liberty Village

Bounded by King Street West to the north Dufferin Street to the west, the Gardiner Expressway to the south and Strachan Avenue to the east

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The area around University of Toronto, roughly Bloor Street West between Avenue Road and Bathurst Street

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Roncesvalles Village

Roncesvalles Avenue between King Street and Dundas Street West

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Bloor Street West, between Bathurst and Christie Streets

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Little Italy

College Street between Euclid Avenue and Shaw Street

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Little India

On Gerrard Street East, between Coxwell Avenue and Greenwood Avenue

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High Park

Bloor Street West, west of Parkside Drive and east of Ellis Park Road and Grenadier Pond, south to The Queensway

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A part of the Greater Toronto Area and nicknamed “The Flower City,” Brampton is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities.

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Just west of Toronto, Mississauga is home to Pearson International Airport and of some of the best views of Lake Ontario.

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Bounded by Lake Ontario, Victoria Park Avenue, Steeles Avenue East and the City of Pickering.

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