toronto
Country : Canada
Currency : Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language : English
Population
City: 2 481 494 (2001)
Metro: 4 682 897 (2001)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Toronto
closeToronto has grown tremendously over the last 200 years from a small town at Lake Ontario to Canada's most populous city.
The city boasts the world's largest underground city, the CN Tower - the world\'s tallest structure until 2009 - and a number of top-class museums such as the Royal Ontario Museum.
Random Toronto Highlights
Casa Loma, Toronto
Sir Henry Pellatt, a local tycoon built his dreamhouse at the beginning of the 20th century and fashioned it like a romanticized version of a medieval castle.
Rogers Centre, Toronto
Rogers Centre, Toronto's impressive downtown stadium, opened in 1989 as the Skydome. It boasts a 95 meter high fully retractable roof that can be opened or closed in 20 minutes.
St. James Cathedral, Toronto
The Cathedral Church of St. James was built in the nineteenth century in a neo-Gothic style. The church has beautiful stained glass windows and on Sundays, you can hear a concert of change-ringing bells.
Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto
This bizarre looking building was built in 2004 as an addition to the Ontario College of Art. Designed by Will Alsop, the playful slab rests on a series of colorful slanting stilts.




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