Hidden – does not mean illegal. On the contrary, many of them are simply undervalued. We present to your attention 10 hidden places in Toronto, which must be visited this summer.
One of the oldest buildings in Toronto, Osgoode Hall, hides behind tall trees and an iron fence. But it is here that you will find amazing things. Adventure seekers will surely want to see the amazing law library, while less adventurous travelers can admire the European-style courtyard.
Chester Hill Lookout
This is probably where the best view of Toronto opens up. Chester Hill Lookout is worth a visit to see the horizon above the delightful Don Valley.
This is a virgin park located in the heart of Rosedale. Once the park was owned by Sir Edmund Osler – a wealthy businessman who helped build this area with Edgar Jarvis. An ideal place to get away from the city rush for a few hours.
Redway Road staircase
This staircase is near Millwood and Redway Rd. In fact, it is designed as an escape route for employees of the wastewater treatment plant in North Toronto. In addition to the practical goal, from the stairs also offers a beautiful view of the ravine.
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This private area of Toronto is certainly interesting to explore: from the pond that feeds Taddle Creek to the Arts and Crafts architecture on various homes. This is an amazing place to walk for an hour or two.
Hidden streets of Kensington Market
In Kensington Place, hidden outside the bustle of the Kensington Market, is a series of eclectic houses built at the end of the 19th century. Walking here, you can walk to Fitzroy Terrace in just a few minutes, where the oldest house is located next door.
This secret place is the perfect solution for those who want to go unnoticed and have a beer in a relaxed atmosphere. This bar is located right behind Superpoint Pizza. This establishment is more like a bar, and not a garage, while it can safely claim to be a modern speakeasy – a great place to relax on weekends.
Weston Learning Center AGO
Weston Learning Center is a place for people who want to spend time in a relaxed atmosphere. Next to Beverley St. there is a zone with comfortable chairs – a quiet place to read.
Crothers Woods lookout
It offers a wonderful view of the natural landscape, which stretches down to the CN Tower. You can walk along the trail and admire the wonderful scenery.
Canadian Film Center
If you want to have a huge park at your disposal, go to CFC for the weekend. Its scenic areas are often empty outside working hours, which means that you can have a picnic in the fresh air right in the center of a big city.