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Address: 235 Queens Quay West | at Lower Simcoe St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
Phone Number: 416-973-4000
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Description: Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative...
Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative not-for-profit cultural organization that creates events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain a diverse public.
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calming and great for anyone

Great for walks, catching up on great conversation.My kids had fun..lots for them to do!!! Scenery is just lovely and inviting

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great for walks, catching up on great conversation.My kids had fun..lots for them to do!!! Scenery is just lovely and inviting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

relaxing view and a sense of communication qith nature, pure cool air reminding you that life is beautiful. such an splendid show of live nature next to a cosmopolitan city

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Harbourfront has changed for the better since the recent renovation. There are so many things to do for children and adults. There are always free performances during the summer months. The place is bicycle friendly, very accessible with new bicycle lanes, and ample bicycle racks. Parking is a problem. Take public transportation (change to street cars from Union Station subway... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is such a quaint spot filled with activity. We were there during the Pan Am Games and activities were abounding. We enjoyed music, free activities, food and shopping. Very family friendly.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

So pretty and relaxing to walk around the harbour front. My friends and I ate at the local bar and grill and we were able to get a nice view of the water while eating. There's lots to do there

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

After an extensive restoration of the entire Queens Quay W, over the last two and a half years, in preparation for the 2015 PAN AM GAMES in Toronto, the Torch finally reached the Aboriginal Pavillion at 2:01 pm on Friday, Jul. 10, 2015, followed by the Official Opening ceremony of the Games on Jul. 11th at the Rogers Centre, welcoming... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We happened on a neat music, dance, art festival the weekend of July 4-5. It was bustling here!! There were dance workshops, concerts - large and small - African drum and dance, tango, etc. There were many food vendors and restaurants. There a cool henna artist also! There were sketch artists and side walk vendors. There's plenty of boating opportunities... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Recently after two years long reconstruction walkway and dedicated bicycle lines are opened along waterfront. This one of the best walks in Toronto, it could be up to 3 KM long, depending of your time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stopping by the Harbourfront is always on our to do list. We stayed down by the water, and were able to walk over a number of times. There is always something going on, be it street performers, concerts, shopping, eating or people watching. The activity on the water front never seems to stop.the new remodel at the street level ,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Toronto's Harbourfront Centre is a lively place for a quiet stroll in the summer. There are a few bars along the lake shore to relax and enjoy the view. There is not much else to see so I don't think it's a "must-do" attraction in the city.

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Address: 235 Queens Quay West | at Lower Simcoe St., Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
Phone Number: 416-973-4000
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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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