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Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Address: 19 Horticultural Ave | Between Jarvis, Sherbourne, Dundas and Gerrard Sts., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2, Canada
Phone Number: 416-392-7259
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Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a...

Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a beautiful glass-domed Victorian structure.

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An oasis of peace

We walked to the park from our hotel. The greenhouses are very well layout. There is a good selection of plants. It is an surprise how vast the collection of flora is . The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg Canada

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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like gardens, this is a nice place to check out. Pretty plants with lots to look at. Great place to take pictures.

Thank Steph M
Thunder Bay, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well actually there were a few poinsettias but I was quite disappointed to see a lack of xmas display, what are you waiting for? This conservatory although old was quite clean and well cared for with a sufficient plant selection. Hallways cordoned off had pots of not so beautiful specimens lined up, didn't really have to see these, kind of... More 

Thank Sydney F
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The greenery is average for a city greenhouse, but the cost is free. We attended a wedding held in the greenhouse and it was a nice venue for that. There is a slightly raised area where the wedding party can stand that really helps with viewing. However we found out through experience the the greenhouse leaks in certain areas when... More 

Thank Janice H
Winnipeg Canada
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328 reviews
141 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to the park from our hotel. The greenhouses are very well layout. There is a good selection of plants. It is an surprise how vast the collection of flora is . The outside gardens still looked good even those it was Sept. Although we did see police in the area we were not harassed by the street people.

Thank inthegarden
Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a wonderful place to relax and wander, in an interesting neighbourhood. Lots of colour (literally and figuratively), the gardens are great, and the turtle pond is lovely.

Thank mira0211
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located inside of Allan Gardens in a somewhat colourful side of town, is the most amazing glass conservatory of beautiful plants and flowers. Good for a 1/2 hr to 1 hr visit.

Thank Steve M
Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After busy shopping along Yonge Street, walk a few blocks east to this out-of-the-way attraction. Built originally by the Toronto Horticultural Society and now run by the city, there are orchids in a tropical greenhouse, cacti in a desrt house, and large floral displays in the Rotunda at holidays. Free!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This, for a couple of gardening enthusiasts was a real treat. A really good set of hothouses with an extensive and well-maintained range of exotic plants. We visited on a Saturday morning at the end of September, and the gardens outside were just about over for flowers, but would be well worth a visit earlier in the year, even if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister always brought me here at Easter, when you're tired of winter and ready for renewal. It became a tradition with my daughter, and a place we continually enjoy. AND IT"S FREE! tip: Don't use the washroom in this facility, there were drug deals going on in there and condoms on the floor when I went.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Allan gardens is one of Toronto's best free attractions walk through the desert, forest and jungle in a span of 5 mins. Great on a cold winter day. The park that it is located in has a lot of homeless people.

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