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Address: Between College and Queen Streets, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Quintessential part of a visit to Toronto I am not sure. Necessary or important probably yes.

I first decided to explore the Spadina Avenue area when one of my favorite restaurants in Toronto - Pho Hung (?) that was located along Bloor Street opposite the ROM for many... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Akron, Ohio

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Let me start off by saying that I love this street! Maybe a bit tacky and run down but it has it's own charm and character. I'm here probably once a week just because it's an adventure! Of course, I'm talking about Spadina between College and King. This area once housed the garment district but that is mostly gone. Now... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I first decided to explore the Spadina Avenue area when one of my favorite restaurants in Toronto - Pho Hung (?) that was located along Bloor Street opposite the ROM for many years -- closed to my surprise perhaps two years ago. For a short time I did not know what to do. It was said to be relocating or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is really one of the main streets in Toronto. It is a long and wide Avenue that travels along the center & downtown of the city. Interesting in parts, your trip to Toronto will definitely take you onto Spadina at some point or the other.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Walk along it to get into the heart of the city from down town. It has the China town in the middle. It meets up with and turns into spadina road also. I wouldn't plan to add this to you me trip but it's a great way to get around town and links down to everything

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This has to be one of the worst Chinatowns across the globe. I don't know whether it's the strict city by-laws or just pure laziness, but this Chinatown doesn't look like a Chinatown. I mean it definitely feels like one with your usual Chinese restaurants, butchers, dumpling houses, etc etc. But the architecture is a disappointment. It feel like it's... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Takes you through Toronto's so-so "Chinatown" but also gives you a taste of other trendy shops and places. A nice walk for those with strong legs. I found it easy to get along, like most big Toronto streets. This is a big street that's clearly a showcase for the city, and popular with locals. Part of the fun is finding... More 

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Ronneby, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Walked here to get to Chinatown (which is part of this street). If you need to buy a new computer or get it repaired, the area around the corner to Collage Street has unusual amount of computer shops in my opinion. Good street to grab the streetcars, else nothing special.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Spadina Avenue is great! Chinatown is a big part of it, but at it's base it the Rogers Centre which is always great for a game or an event. Chinatown has a great amount of shoppes, food options and artisan offerings. There are clubs, after hours and buildings for the University of Toronto housed just off of Spadina. It's a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

From the south of Spadina, you walk through the Textile area and north of Queen Street, Chinatown starts and end at College Street. Watch your step. This area can be crowded at anytime of day. Some great deal for souvenirs, food etc

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Visitors to Toronto can save themselves a pothole of money by taking a street car to this prodigious street that serves as a paradigm for the distinguished slums of Asia. No need to book an expensive flight to Calcutta or Dakka. It is one of the widest streets in the city, with half its width dedicated to the North-South tramcars... More 

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Address: Address: Between College and Queen Streets, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > China Town

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