The CN Tower
This massive tower is Toronto's most recognizable structure. Standing at a height of 1,815.4 feet, this structure is one of the tallest towers in the world. Magnificent views can be seen from the tower's observation deck. Adventurous visitors have the option of walking around the roof of the main pod's EdgeWalk while attached to a safety line. The revolving 360 Restaurant offers panoramic views of the city by making a complete rotation every 72 minutes.
Royal Ontario Museum
This massive attraction is considered to be one of the largest museums in North America. Galleries throughout the museum include information on world culture and natural history. Several interactive exhibits are also featured. Numerous paintings and artifacts from Europe and Asia are showcased as well. The museum additionally contains historical treasures such as The Paradise of Maitreya wall mural and a collection of historic totem poles.
Gorillas, wombats and leopards are just some of the fascinating wildlife creatures found within this zoo. Many of the zoo's inhabitants come from places like Asia, Africa and Australia. Animals indigenous to North America include moose, cougars and grizzly bears. Children can be thoroughly entertained with aquatic attractions like Splash Island and Waterside Theatre.
Ontario Science Centre
Visitors can learn more about geology, nature and astronomical science by visiting this popular Toronto attraction. The centre's IMAX theatre shows educational films relating to the world of science. Other exhibits detail subjects such as human anatomy and technology. The outdoor aquatic play fountain allows visitors to make music with the world's largest hydraulophone.
Hockey Hall of Fame
Canada's national game is celebrated within this sports museum. The history of hockey is detailed through a collection of jerseys and equipment used by famous players. Magnificent trophies from some of hockey's most memorable moments are additionally showcased. Avid hockey fans can view records held by Wayne Gretzky and other notable players. Interactive exhibits allow visitors to try shooting hockey pucks.
Bata Shoe Museum
Footwear worn by celebrities like Queen Victoria, John Lennon and Elvis are on display inside this unique museum. It is one of the few museums in the world to be solely dedicated to shoes. Over 10,000 shoes from many different points in history have been preserved. Many of the shoes are cast in iron for further preservation.