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Cabbagetown

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Address: 237 Carlton St. | (at Parliament St.), Toronto, Ontario M5A 2L2, Canada
Phone Number: 416-921-0857
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Description: Once home solely for Irish immigrants, this neighborhood presently...
Once home solely for Irish immigrants, this neighborhood presently contains the largest grouping of Victorian homes on the continent.
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A relaxing walk in a bustling city

While visiting Toronto, we spent the morning walking around Cabbagetown. There are beautiful older homes and some spectacular gardens. In searching for routes to take to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
54 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

While visiting Toronto, we spent the morning walking around Cabbagetown. There are beautiful older homes and some spectacular gardens. In searching for routes to take to see the best sites, we found the one right here on Tripadvisor as the best. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Guide-g155019-i8896-Toronto_Ontario.html

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Some parts of it are extremely sketchy and you feel a bit uneasy but interestingly you walk a bit north and you feel like you are in an upscaled neighborhood. The architecture of the houses and their look is probably unique to this area. I don't think I've ever seen houses like that in other parts of Toronto. Our visit... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Cabbagetown is one of those culturally united neighbourhoods that oozes character. I appreciate that. Toronto has its fair share of soulless strip-mall suburbs rambling out towards the horizon and Cabbagetown, true to its origins, is at one hip, kitschy, smooth, and wondrous. It's well worth exploring at liberty down the streets and around the corners to see what interesting architectural... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you like exploring streets full of beautiful older houses maintained by people who genuinely love them, Cabbagetown is for you. Great restaurants are easy to find as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
18 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cabbagetown is a charming and historic oasis nestled in downtown Toronto. It really is a unique neighbourhood within the city. If you are looking for a break from the bustle during your visit to Toronto, venture over to Cabbagetown for a stroll. You will see many Victorian era homes (1880s) that have been lovingly restored to glory. And if you... More 

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Beaumont
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I want to live here!! So much character and charm!! Lovely, mature neighborhood, with a large park and dog park. We just walked around the neighborhood. Great photo opportunities, and a historic past.

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Georgetown, Penang
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Initially I was less than keen on visiting the area due to its distance away from where I was staying. However, I succumbed to my curiosity and decided to make the trek over to check it out. It was a pleasant little area that does have some pretty interesting houses. I basically followed the Tripadvisor tour for the place and... More 

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Berkel en Rodenrijs
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

we had a very nice day walking through residential Cabbagetown. Nothing very special to see but the atmosphere is relaxed and that was just what we needed. Highlight for us was the Riverdale Farm. It is a nice little farm in the middle of the city with the regular animals walking around. Our 1year old daughter loved it. we did... More 

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London, Canada
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165 reviews 165 reviews
39 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Cabbagetown is a very special neighbourhood in Toronto. Gerrard and Parliament are its main streets, with a lots of little shops and restaurants, some down on their heels. But take the time to get off the busy streets and into the quiet neighbourhood side streets. You will find beautifully restored row houses, most with garden-filled front lawns. Many of the... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

If you are alone, in a couple, or with kids, this can be a quiet and enjoyable break from the noise of downtown so close by. Just expect a calm and relaxing time to give yourself a break from the rat race running not far from here and you will have a good time. Not only history, but also a... More 

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Address: Address: 237 Carlton St. | (at Parliament St.), Toronto, Ontario M5A 2L2, Canada
Phone Number: 416-921-0857
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto

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