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“Great Attraction” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Distillery Historic District

Distillery Historic District
55 Mill Street, Toronto, Ontario MSA 3C4, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416 364 1177
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Distillery District Segway Tour in Toronto
Ranked #14 of 251 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Antiquing, Biking, City walk sightseeing, Dining, Drinking, Getting married, Group tours/helicopter tour, Group tours/walking tour, Hiking, Motorcycling, Nightlife, People-watching, Running, Shopping, Viewing wildlife, Walking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 Attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Love strolling through here and having a nice cup of tea at Balzacs

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“Old Toronto revived”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

What was once the entry port for Toronto then a huge distillery made famous
by people smuggling Canadian whiskey into the US during prohibition.
Has great theatre (Soulpepper), restaurants and galleries.
For the family.

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“nice area for having a relaxing cup of tea on the outside”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

restaurants, nice aptio dining for quick breakfast.. few artifacts unusual designed chairs shaped like faces at the back of the restaurants

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“Cool Spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Nice atmosphere when walking down the cobble stone roads. Cool patios set up in front of the bars and cafes. I had a good meal at Mill st. Brewers. The beer is made in the premises and tastes fantastic. Great spot for stroll on a pleasant spring nite.

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“Interesting place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

The elements of the District are better than the sum of its parts. I really like Balzacs Coffee there, and the Segway tours are pretty cool. I would advise going out of your way to try them. There are a number of little shops and some good bakeries and restaurants. Nice place to stroll. But you will probably find after two hours or so you've done pretty much all you want to do there. It's real downside is that it is hard to get to unless you have a car.

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