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Distillery Historic District

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Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Address: 55 Mill Street, Toronto, Ontario MSA 3C4, Canada
Phone Number: 416 364 1177
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Biking, Drinking, Group tours/walking tour, Nightlife, Shopping, Antiquing, Dining, Group tours/helicopter tour, Motorcycling, Running, Walking, City walk sightseeing, Getting married, Hiking, People-watching, Viewing wildlife
Description: The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of...
The Distillery District is an internationally acclaimed village of brick-lined streets and dozens of vibrantly restored Victorian Industrial buildings. It’s one of Ontario’s hottest tourist attractions and home to live theatres, galleries, fashion, design and jewelry boutiques, unique cafes and award-winning restaurants. It’s all completely closed to traffic and just a few minutes walk from downtown Toronto.
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Great place to visit.

Fantastic meal and great area to visit day or night. We went for an evening meal and had a fantastic time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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South Shields, England, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Fantastic meal and great area to visit day or night. We went for an evening meal and had a fantastic time.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely afternoon here, exploring the shops and enjoying the atmosphere. A great place to find one-off gifts or mementoes, including Canadian design - handmade glass, jewellery, etc. It was a warm summer afternoon when we visited and the eateries were busy even in the mid afternoon when we stopped for a (delicious) late lunch at El Catrin... More 

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

A wonderful gem to explore and discover. Great home-made shops. Amazing chocolate factory, bakery and more!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Historic buildings with boutique shopping, bars and restaurants. Easy parking. Wonderful in good weather. Worth a visit.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I loved the Christmas Market! Reminded me of European Christmas markets like those in Munich. Sinterklaas even came on a horse to entertain the children. We will do this again next year.

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

The Distillery District is located on the site of the old Gooderham and Worts whiskey distillery, and has some fabulous Victorian architecture that had become derelict, although designated an historic area. A group of visionaries got together to transform it into a vibrant and creative arts district for the city. There is always something going on. The galleries and stores... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to visit in Toronto! It's packed with funky shops and good restaurants and coffee shops and some art galleries.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We celebrated Canada Day by walking around the distillery district, enjoying the entertainment and visiting various stores with arts and good eats. Even the Mexican resto was humming and had a line up for the patio.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Distillery District is a historic and entertainment precinct located east of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It contains numerous cafes, restaurants, and shops housed within heritage buildings of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery. It is a great place to go for a stroll. My favorite place was the chocolate factory and the art galleries. It is definitely an interesting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

not a bad place just no big deal if you have the time go not all the shops were open when we were their might be better if all were open

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Address: 55 Mill Street, Toronto, Ontario MSA 3C4, Canada
Phone Number: 416 364 1177
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto

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