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Allan Gardens Conservatory

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A beautiful conservatory

This was the first time I’ve visited in the fall and the seasonal display was stunning. Although... read more

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Sydney F
Thunder Bay, Canada
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It's a great place for some free entertainment.

I often go for walks through the Gardens on my lunch break. It's beautiful and well-kept with lots... read more

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Daniel G
Toronto, Canada
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Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a beautiful glass-domed Victorian structure.
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19 Horticultural Ave | Between Jarvis, Sherbourne, Dundas and Gerrard Sts., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2, Canada
+1 416-392-7259
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the first time I’ve visited in the fall and the seasonal display was stunning. Although set up work was still being done the displays took our breath away, the colours, the size of the plants were stellar. I always enjoy visiting Allan Gardens,...More

Thank Sydney F
Reviewed yesterday

I often go for walks through the Gardens on my lunch break. It's beautiful and well-kept with lots of diverse plants. The turtles are cute to watch, too.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed yesterday

I'm just back from a week in Toronto, and we did all the usual touristy things. On our last day we were having a little wander to kill time before heading to the airport, and ended up here. I'm really glad we did. It's free...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in and toured the green houses , were amazed at some of the displays, we were surprised to find that is was free !

Thank jptreacy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite an extensive collection of connected domes with different themes from tropical to desert. There was a gorgeous display of chrysanthemums of tremendous variety artfully arranged in various color themes. This was a far more extensive and elaborate show than that of the New York...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a little escape from the downtown core. The main 'atrium' is lovely, with large fronds, and the smaller wings are lovely. So nice to pop in during the winter and feel like you're defrosting!

Thank georgiienne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is almost a secret place in Toronto. I go here frequently throughout the year. It is especially welcoming on those cold and nasty days in the middle of winter. It's like you've stepping into a secret garden. It feels almost tropical. The plantings change...More

Thank LizzieFromToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park itself may be a bit intimidating with some of the characters in it but walk to the front of the large glass conservatory and enter an oasis of tropical plants. There are multiple connected buildings packed with exotic flora and fauna. You wander...More

Thank Definingk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are homeless people in park they wont brother it’s a beautiful park and the green house amazing sooo many turtles

Thank Dee22321205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this beautiful place while wandering in the city. It's collection of cacti, orchids and turtles are all great. Such a peaceful place in the heart of the city.

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and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Vivien Y
April 15, 2018|
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Response from MaraFromToronto | Reviewed this property |
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My belief would be that any organization which is not an animal rescue group would reject gifts of amphibians, animals, etc for fear of spreading bacterial disease among both the other amphibians or the flora.
Drew C
May 7, 2017|
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Response from betancourtlourdes | Reviewed this property |
And if you visit it during the winter is a lovely experience as everything inside is green and warm when outside is cold and white!