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Queen Street

Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (The Beaches)
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Ranked #42 of 309 attractions in Toronto
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Traveler Description: Queen Street is as varied and eclectic as the neighbourhoods it passes though.   From the east, with its parks and community feel, through the more... more »
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Gainesville, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lots of shops and restaurants. Options for everyone. Chains, local pubs, high-end dining, and sandwich shops mingle with the eclectic crowds. Great for sight-seeing, people-watching, and food-eating. Also a series of public parks and squares lie along this path. Super taste of Toronto.

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montreal
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95 reviews 95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Funky, trendy street with shops of all kinds. Some are chains and some are one of a kind. A bit away from the high rises and malls.Lots of paces to stop for a snack, drink or meal. An important part of Toronto culture.

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Cologne, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I came to Queens street a few times already and it is the perfect place to make pictures of all the graffiti. There are lots of interesting stores with art work, fashion etc. You can also find various cafes, bars and restaurants that very artistic. I always enjoy to discover new places on Queens Street!

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you are bored by abundant offers at front, go see the back. Where potholes, added shacks and falling apart garages, if not for graffiti on them will match any big city slum. There forbidden and persecuted art covers all misery, blossoming with colors and imagination. One can walk there for hours admiring screaming, whispering and amazing pieces continuing for... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I think the only think I don't like it is the sale tax is high which make most of the retail experience a bit more expensive.

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Bulverde, Texas
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404 reviews 404 reviews
189 attraction reviews
797 helpful votes 797 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Queen Street is a marvelous place to shop, dine, stroll, people watch and just enjoy the day. The street cars make it easy to travel from spot to spot. Some beautiful parks along the way and so very much to see. Our favorite stop was Clafouti's across from Trinity Bellwnoods Park. Marvelous Croissants and Coffee in a Parisian atmosphere. Go... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Queen Street is so diverse a street from Queen West all the way through to Queen Street East in the beaches area.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Popped by for a wander and a bit of early morning shopping on a Saturday. Most things however were closed and there weren't many people around. Interesting mix of mainly independent shops, and some graffiti.

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

There is varied scenery throughout this street. Lovely shops, graffiti'd walls. It's a nice way to spend a sunny afternoon though.

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Sarnia, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Queen street is such a long street, its personality changes radically along its full length, and I am referring to the Queen West part in this review. Its fun, lively, stacked with interesting shops, parks, murals, bars, galleries, cupcake shops (what is it with all these cupcake shops?!) the lot. The district is close enough to Downtown to walk in,... More

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