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2180 Islington Ave.
Toronto, ON M9P 3P1
Phone: (416) 240-9090
Fax: (416) 240-9944
Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School emphasizes on overall personality development of an individual. And to fulfill this purpose, the school provides high-quality academic education and extra-curricular activities including performing arts and athletics. For further information, check their website.
Completed in 1931, this building is the Grande Dame of Toronto's banking institutions. Designed by New York architects York and Sawyer, the 34-storied edifice casts a shadow of grandeur over the much larger structures that now dominate the city's Financial District. Located two blocks west of Yonge Street, this Romanesque building lends a sense of security to all who enter. The ground floor, with its banking rooms and grand lobbies, is decorated with wrought-iron detail and gilded moldings that offer a sense of part revenue and part reverence.
As the name suggests, this hall of fame was made to honor all those who contributed to the sport of racing in Canada. Established in 1976, this hall of fame has annual inductees for horses, jockeys, horses and trainers.
Developed by the students of horticulture of Humber College in 1977, Humber College Arboretum is located behind its north campus. Spread across 250 acres (101 hectares), the beautiful arboretum is home to over 1700 types of animals and plants. Take a stroll in the garden to enjoy ornamental displays like Garden of the Rising moon. The Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology offers various informative and educational programs for people of all ages. The arboretum and the center can be booked for private as well as corporate events. Admission to the garden is free.
The description and meaning of the Prayer Palace is open to interpretation, it being a collection of ministries, a non-denominational organization and a multi- cultural church. The outward structure of this Christian worship center does not have any archaic or Gothic embellishments, but is rather modern. Praise and worship sessions, musical concerts, prayer sessions take place at the huge Prayer Palace. The center within has many screens, comfortable seating, ample lighting and a stage. Check the website for further prayer services.
Built in 1860 and inaugurated by Edward VII, then erstwhile Prince of Wales, Queen's Park was built in honor of England's Queen Victoria. Visitors are reminded of England in this space that resembles a landscaped English Garden, guarded by an equestrian statue of King Edward. This historic park is replete with war memorials, statues of prominent politicians and little landmarks within it. Surrounded by gorgeous old buildings, Queen's Park should feature on the itinerary of every visitor to Toronto.
Located only a few minutes away from Toronto city, Centennial Park has many different facilities with options for everyone. A golf course, stadium and arena and much more are all part of this large park. Separate picnic areas are perfect for that day out with the kids.
Known for its magnificent architecture, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir at Toronto is a masterpiece in itself. A Hindu worship place, this temple was built over 18 months and encompasses a large area of 18 acres (7.28 hectares). Located in close proximity to Etobicoke, it open throughout the year, for worship and visits alike. Displaying a royal sense of architecture, it makes use of 24,000 pieces of hand-carved marble, Indian pink stone and Turkish limestone. Open for visits throughout the day, the temple also boasts of a haveli, or a cultural center, along with a Hindu heritage museum. Dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, the temple has a beautiful idol, that is centrally located in the building. Worship prayers, traditional rituals and devotional rites are conducted at the temple on a routine basis. Have a look at their website to know more.
Located in Etobicoke, Toronto, the Centennial Park Conservatory has three greenhouses for cactus, tropical plants and seasonal blossoming plants. The first Sunday of November showcases the Japanese mum. The Christmas show that begins from the second Sunday of December displays poinsettias of varied colors. There are carollers, apple cider and cookies that add to the Christmas magic. The Spring Show exhibits the hyacinths, Easter lilies and tulips. This conservatory is currently maintained by the Toronto Parks and is open year round for the public.
Established in 1942, St. George Macedono-Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church is one of the three Macedono-Bulgarian Orthodox churches in Toronto. This church serves the sizable community of the Bulgarian immigrants who gather here during the prayer services and their native festivals. Cultural events like classical concerts, plays and comedy shows brings the church alive with activities, thus involving the young and amateur talents. Call ahead to know about their opening hours and more.
This park spans over more than 120-hectare (296-acre) and is host to numerous recreational, educational and cultural events. This is Canada's first National Urban Park and is designed to showcase environmental, social and economic sustainability in action. Located in the north central part of Toronto and in the geographic center of the Greater Toronto area, it is well-connected by major arterial roads. A subway station is located east of the site at Sheppard Avenue and Allen Road.
The Congregation Knesseth Israel, or the Junction Shul, is located in Toronto, Ontario. An Orthodox Jewish congregation, the Byzantine Revival synagogue building, planned by James Augustus Ellis is one of the oldest one functioning in the city. Built by the immigrant population from Poland and Russia, the synagogue served more than 200 Jewish families in its prime. Today, it holds services for holidays such as Yom Kippur, Chanukah, Shavout etc.