Toronto City Tourist Attractions
In Toronto City Hall you’ll find the offices of the city government including that of the mayor and the council members. The Nathan Phillips Square is located in front of the Toronto City Hall. Flower gardens and sparkling fountains decorate the square during the summer months, and in the winter, everyone can ice skate free in the reflecting pool turned skating rink.
Next is the Toronto’s Flatiron Building an unusual Gothic Romanesque structure that was built at the intersection of Front, Wellington, and Church Streets on a triangular piece of land. The 5-story red brick building was one of the grandest of its time in 1891, the head office of the Goodenham and Worts Distillery, Toronto’s Flatiron building is one of the most photographed in the city.
Roy Thomson Hall is the home for Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The Financial District as seen during day and night behind the new concert hall. HRH Queen Elizabeth II visited the Hall and attended a Royal Gala performance of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 1982.
On a visit to the Toronto Old City Hall that was set for demolition when the Eaton Centre was built, a group of concerned citizens fought to save the old building, which became a National Historic Site in 1989. Then the CN Tower the world’s tallest building is boxed between two high rise buildings.