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Address: Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C8, Canada
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Fun Neighbourhood!

Awesome area to hang out, grab a meal or drink, see a drag show, shoot some pool, dance, people watch, have an ice cream or shop. Great vibe, friendly and chill. You will have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Lots of exciting stuff to do in church street never boring, there a lot of shopping stores to visit and a huge amount of food eateries, nice to go with the family and make a day of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice area in Toronto, close to financial district, cute bars, night life and local shops. One of the funnest gay area's I have been to

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I walked through this neighbourhood a few times and visited a couple of the shops, and found it to be a very friendly and safe area of the city.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Awesome area to hang out, grab a meal or drink, see a drag show, shoot some pool, dance, people watch, have an ice cream or shop. Great vibe, friendly and chill. You will have a great time if you are gay or straight! The bars are super fun.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Affectionaly known as the Gaybourhood. Lovely downtown street with a friendly casual neighbourhood feeling. Many restaurants and bars, lively at night, but all serving mediocre food and expensive drinks. Not much else in the way of shopping but you can do OK if food is your main objective. The big fancy Loblaws is on this strip. Interesting architecture nicely preserved.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Mostly ordinary gay bars with moderate restaurants, nothing to write home about, most of the people look destitute. but the place is busy Thursdays to Sunday with the usual clones

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

In late May 2015 I walked slowly from Younge and Bloor to Church Street and discovered several additions to the urban landscape. I had been there before especially to visit the Italian national tourist office once located in the red building near Bloor and Church. Somebody authorized the construction of a huge humongous extra tall tower of a building of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a nice street in Toronto which lives up to it's name as there are very many Churches along it's length. There are also some interesting neighbourhoods along it's length. Worth visiting!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have lived in this neighbourhood, and just love it. I find it to be such a friendly and fun neighbourhood for people of all kinds, with a lot of great restaurants, some shops (including chains like David's Tea and the Body Shop), and really fun bars with great music (north of Church and Carlton). World Pride 2014 was an... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I always love going to the village, I feel at home, the people are welcoming and inviting. the whole vibe i get from walking up Church is unlike any other place ive ever been. The bars and cafes have amazing food and drink as well as the best staff of any bar ive ever been too.

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