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Cabbagetown

Address: 237 Carlton St. | (at Parliament St.), Toronto, Ontario M5A 2L2, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
Phone Number: 416-921-0857
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Ranked #59 of 250 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner description: Once home solely for Irish immigrants, this neighborhood presently contains the largest grouping of...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner description: Once home solely for Irish immigrants, this neighborhood presently contains the largest grouping of Victorian homes on the continent.

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Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
118 helpful votes 118 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It's a good stroll! nice little shops and caffes, and some parks to walk around. It has a distinct air, and it's a good neighbirhood to relax from the hastiness of downtown.

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Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Explored Cabbagetown today. I felt it combined elements of Bloor and Kensington with some historical elements thrown in. It was great seeing a unique part of Toronto's history and the streets were fun to walk around even though they all looked the same. The plaques in front of buildings saying who originally lived there back in the 1800s was an... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Some nice homes in the area. Parliament Street is not attractive and don't expect to find any cabbages, maybe at No Frills. Waste of time plus the area looks seedy

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I happened by there with a friend back in July. Charming to be sure, however, after everything I have heard about this charmer, I guess I was expecting more. Something out of the ordinary. It holds the same weight (almost) as Bloor West Village. I was not entirely disappointed, as I love my city and all its glory. I likely... More 

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