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“Overpriced and Lacking Character” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Yorkville

Yorkville
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$32.87*
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Toronto City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Ranked #30 of 500 things to do in Toronto
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Owner description: Formerly populated by Bohemians and hippies, this gentrified neighborhood now contains a variety of posh stores and boutiques.
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Overpriced and Lacking Character”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

Yorkville used to be my favourite area in the City, but it has now become just an overpriced and pretentious area, lacking any real charm. The stores are the same as you would find in any other snooty area of the world and there are no good restaurants or cafes. Fortunately, Toronto now has The Distillery, which is what Yorkville could have been, if done properly.

Visited May 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“High priced street”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

In the 60's, the Hippies ruled this street. Today, it's home to high end shop and restaurants. A few small Art galleries in the area to visit

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
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“Where You Can Find Celebrities”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you want to see celebrities, especially during the TIFF, this is the place to be. However, on regular days in the evenings and weekends, this place is a must if you want to see vintage cars and sports cars roaming around the narrow streets. Excellent restaurants in the area as well, frequented by celebrities.

Visited April 2013
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Minesing, Canada
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201 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Continuously changing...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

I have been going to Yorkville since the late 60's when they had all the great bars with live music.
During this time, one could have a great time without spending a ton of money. Over the years, Yorkville has gone through a lot of changes. There are condos everywhere, restaurants, fashionable boutiques and new hotels such as the Four Seasons which is very impressive. Of course, prices have escalated unless you find some hidden gems. If you like to people watch and perhaps see a famous movie star then this is the spot to be.

Visited May 2013
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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“From the 60's til now.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

An exciting place to visit. Lots of great shopping, art gallerys, restaurants, or just people watching. The place to be.

Visited August 2012
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