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Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Address: 19 Horticultural Ave | Between Jarvis, Sherbourne, Dundas and Gerrard Sts., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2, Canada
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+1 416-392-7259
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a...

Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a beautiful glass-domed Victorian structure.

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We have been here before, and really enjoyed our self, there are so many beautiful plants, the staff that works there take great pride in making the garden beautiful, bring a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here before, and really enjoyed our self, there are so many beautiful plants, the staff that works there take great pride in making the garden beautiful, bring a camera, and take lots of pictures, there are even turtles, you need about 1 hour.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of my favourite places to see in Toronto. Parking is very tough here so better off taking public transit. This is open in all seasons and lots and lots of plants!!!! Very well laid out.

Thank Alex M
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beauty of spring in the piles of fresh snow was refreshing. Close to Walk on the Wildside Boutique

Thank rmacdonald5331
Caledon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a quick tour of the Greenhouses in February. They had obviously forced some flowers but the whole experience was pleasant and the different greenhouses with different climates allowed us to see varying types of plants.

Thank NeilP451
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like visiting conservatories when we get the chance and we have seen some nice ones in other cities. This one is ok and on the smaller side. It is in fairly good shape and since there was no admission fee, I must assume it is publicly funded. It is well planted with tropical sand very lush. The centerpiece is... More 

Thank Tim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to go any time of the year. This was taken in the Spring but I have found the best time to go is at Christmas. But they change it up for every season.

Thank Lynne T
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Allan Gardens always has many flowers, goldfish, and turtles to entertain both young & old. The tropical, desert, orchid, and seasonal display houses are full of interesting plants at any time of the year...especially on an overcast winters day in mid January.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After wedding we needed to kill time and went it. It was lovely to wander around and see everything. There were some odd characters that were being ushered out by the police but that didn't disrupt our visit.

Thank daningram
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

when the weather gets cold and nasty - go to Allan Gardens! It's a huge greenhouse where you take your jacket off and walk along pathways among green bushes, under green tree canopies. So awesome!

Thank kalitanya
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When everything is cold and grey outside in Toronto, it is a giod place to rise the mood, you can even sit in a bench and have a nice talk with a friend or just visit it alone

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