More than an engineering wonder—there’s award-winning dining too.
The CN Tower and its restaurants are temporarily closed until further notice. Any guests that have purchased tickets are asked to contact the CN Tower directly.
Standing at 553 m (1,815 ft), the CN Tower is the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere and one of Toronto’s most popular attractions for tourists and locals of all ages alike. While nothing compares to seeing it IRL, you can still get a peek at the view from the top with their CN Tower Earth Cam. Find fun activities to do at home and get the whole family excited for a future visit in person.
Prefer a view from outside? It’s true—you can catch a glimpse of the Tower from almost anywhere in the city but these picture-perfect locations offer the best views for that obligatory photo for your ‘gram. Check out the CN Tower Instagram for nightly light shows or watch on their Earth Cam.
The CN Tower is truly a sight to behold and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. but we recommend checking with them directly as visiting hours may change.
Save these ideas for later or start planning now. You’ll also want to familiarize yourself with health and safety measures at the CN Tower so you can safely enjoy your experience.
Plan your visit and purchase your timed-entry tickets. Buying online in advance will also allow you to choose a specific date and time for your visit. Tickets can also be purchased from self-serve kiosks onsite, using all major debit and credit cards.
If you want to take it to the next level (literally), upgrade your ticket to access the outdoor SkyPod at 33 storeys higher than the observation level. This can be done onsite pending availability.
Otherwise, you’ll take the glass-fronted and glass-floored elevator up to the LookOut level for fantastic views of the city with floor-to-ceiling panoramic Window Walls. On clear days, you can see over 160 kilometres and across the lake to Niagara Falls and Rochester, New York.
Wondering what else is in the CN Tower? You can dine at one of the three restaurants, including the award-winning rotating 360 Restaurant. Walk, sit, stand, lie down or even jump on the Glass Floor (it won’t break!). Or test the limits of your adrenaline with the hands-free EdgeWalk encircling the top of the Tower’s main pod.
The CN Tower’s restaurants are temporarily closed.
Looking for a memorable dining experience? The CN Tower’s 360 Restaurant is the place to be. Featuring spectacular 360-degree views of the city from atop the Tower and an inventive, Canadian-sourced seasonal menu, 360 is an inspiring gastronomic experience in an unsurpassed setting. The restaurant boasts an extensive array of wines from Canada and around the world with its innovative “cellar in the sky”, the world’s highest wine cellar.
The recipient of several awards, 360 welcomes groups, parties, associations and is the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Reservations are recommended and can be made online or by calling 416-362-5411.
Located at the base of the CN Tower, Le Café caters to a wide array of tastes, providing a delicious range of reasonably priced fresh market fare and beverages ideal for visitors and those on the go. Selections include pizza, salads and sandwiches, plus freshly brewed coffee, gourmet teas and a tempting variety of baked goods.
While taking in the 360 degree panoramic views of the city, there are three bistros where visitors can snack on Canadian food and beverages. The observation level can also be used for events and host up to 700 guests.
The CN Tower’s EdgeWalk is temporarily closed.
In 2011, the CN Tower opened EdgeWalk – the first attraction of its kind in North America. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to feel the open air 356 metres (1,168 feet) above Toronto, EdgeWalk is for you.
The world’s highest full circle hands-free walk takes place on a 1.5-metre (5-foot) ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower’s main pod. Visitors walk around the pod while attached to an overhead rail by a secure harness.
A trained EdgeWalk guide leads the tour, which runs for approximately 1.5 hours (the outside portion lasts approximately half an hour).
During the walk, you will have the opportunity to lean back over the city with nothing but open air between you and the ground—an unforgettable photo op to share with your friends once you get back to Earth!
Tickets for EdgeWalk include a keepsake video, printed photos and certificate of achievement. Ticketholders also get access to LookOut, Glass Floor and SkyPod. All this, plus lifelong bragging rights and a truly unforgettable experience!
A selection of the most popular items are available for purchase online. If you’re visiting in person, don’t forget to drop by the 8,000 square-foot gift shop on your way out. Memorabilia such as First Nations arts and crafts, Canadiana and miniature CN Tower replicas are perfect souvenirs to remember your trip by.
See it. Snap it. Share it. In every neighbourhood, around every corner, through every door
there's something that begs to be discovered in Toronto.
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