Best historic sites in Toronto

Check out the top historic sites in Toronto, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Distillery District
1. Distillery District
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801 local reviews
Distillery District, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Mandie & Isaac
The Distillery District is a commercial and residential district in Toronto. Located east of downtown, it…
Superhost
The Distillery District is a commercial and residential district in Toronto. Located east of downtown, it…
Brooke And Jeffrey
In the Distillery District of Toronto are the famous heritage buildings of the Gooderham and Worst Distillery…
1. Distillery District
1. Distillery District
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801 local reviews
Distillery District, Old Toronto
Mandie & Isaac
Mandie & Isaac
The Distillery District is a commercial and residential district in Toronto. Located east of downtown, it contains numerous cafés,…
Superhost
Superhost
The Distillery District is a commercial and residential district in Toronto. Located east of downtown, it contains numerous cafés,…
Brooke And Jeffrey
Brooke And Jeffrey
In the Distillery District of Toronto are the famous heritage buildings of the Gooderham and Worst Distillery - think Boardwalk Empire (the…
2. Fort York National Historic Site
2. Fort York National Historic Site
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86 local reviews
250 Fort York Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-392-6907
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Hannah
The fort was built in the late 18th, early 19th centuries by combined British and Canadian Forces. According…
Victor
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Referred to as…
Alex
Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings built by the British Army and…
2. Fort York National Historic Site
2. Fort York National Historic Site
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86 local reviews
250 Fort York Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-392-6907
Hannah
Hannah
The fort was built in the late 18th, early 19th centuries by combined British and Canadian Forces. According to the website "Fort York is a…
Victor
Victor
Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Referred to as Toronto's founding landscape, Fort…
Alex
Alex
Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings built by the British Army and Canadian militia troops in the…
3. Kensington Market
3. Kensington Market
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899 local reviews
Kensington Market, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Mat
Part legend, part district, this nearby National Historic Site of Canada is one of the most photographed spots…
Suu-Ann
Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The…
Dina
Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The…
3. Kensington Market
3. Kensington Market
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899 local reviews
Kensington Market, Old Toronto
Mat
Mat
Part legend, part district, this nearby National Historic Site of Canada is one of the most photographed spots in Toronto. Find specialty…
Suu-Ann
Suu-Ann
Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Market is an older neighbourhood…
Dina
Dina
Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Market is an older neighbourhood…
4. Exhibition Place
4. Exhibition Place
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106 local reviews
100 Princes' Blvd, Old Toronto
+1 416-263-3600
Point of interestEstablishment
Alexandre
The 197–acre area includes expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, monuments, parkland,…
Lajos
The 197–acre area includes expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, monuments, parkland,…
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The 197 acre area features expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, parkland, sports…
4. Exhibition Place
4. Exhibition Place
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106 local reviews
100 Princes' Blvd, Old Toronto
+1 416-263-3600
Alexandre
Alexandre
The 197–acre area includes expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, monuments, parkland, sports facilities, and a…
Lajos
Lajos
The 197–acre area includes expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, monuments, parkland, sports facilities, and a…
WaterfrontExecSuites
WaterfrontExecSuites
The 197 acre area features expo, trade, and banquet centres, theatre and music buildings, parkland, sports facilities, and a number of…
5. Steam Whistle Brewing
5. Steam Whistle Brewing
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196 local reviews
255 Bremner Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 416-362-2337
Liquor storeBarStore
Anne
Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-14…
Chris
The brewery occupies a building known as the John St. Roundhouse. Built in 1929, previously the home of a CPR…
A designated National Historic Site that was previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway, take a tour of…
5. Steam Whistle Brewing
5. Steam Whistle Brewing
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196 local reviews
255 Bremner Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 416-362-2337
Anne
Anne
Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-14 within the old John Street…
Chris
Chris
The brewery occupies a building known as the John St. Roundhouse. Built in 1929, previously the home of a CPR steam locomotive repair…
J. P.
A designated National Historic Site that was previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway, take a tour of one of Toronto's most popular…
6. St Anne's Anglican Church
6. St Anne's Anglican Church
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4 local reviews
270 Gladstone Ave, Old Toronto
+1 416-536-3160
ChurchPlace of worshipPoint of interest
Enza
A beautiful Anglican church - a national historic site, established in 1863. Boasts artwork from the Group of…
6. St Anne's Anglican Church
6. St Anne's Anglican Church
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4 local reviews
270 Gladstone Ave, Old Toronto
+1 416-536-3160
Enza
Enza
A beautiful Anglican church - a national historic site, established in 1863. Boasts artwork from the Group of 7. Tours the first Sunday of…
7. Fort York
7. Fort York
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26 local reviews
Fort York, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Tony
A National Historic Site featuring original garrison buildings and cannon. Great for kids.
Jerrad And Kate
Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings.
7. Fort York
7. Fort York
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26 local reviews
Fort York, Old Toronto
Tony
Tony
A National Historic Site featuring original garrison buildings and cannon. Great for kids.
Jerrad And Kate
Jerrad And Kate
Fort York is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings.
8. Rosewater
8. Rosewater
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11 local reviews
19 Toronto Street, Toronto
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
(416) 214-5888
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Christine Pieternella
High end dining, the building is a beautiful historic site and the staff is courteous
8. Rosewater
8. Rosewater
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11 local reviews
19 Toronto Street, Toronto
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
(416) 214-5888
Christine Pieternella
Christine Pieternella
High end dining, the building is a beautiful historic site and the staff is courteous
9. Garrison Common
9. Garrison Common
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5 local reviews
100 Garrison Rd, Toronto
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
ParkEstablishment
Kayla
Garrison Common, the park to the west of Fort York and part of Fort York National Historic Site, is sacred…
Scott
The Fort York National Historic Site was built in 1793 and is the birthplace of urban Toronto.
9. Garrison Common
9. Garrison Common
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5 local reviews
100 Garrison Rd, Toronto
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Kayla
Kayla
Garrison Common, the park to the west of Fort York and part of Fort York National Historic Site, is sacred ground. The Common is a valuable…
Scott
Scott
The Fort York National Historic Site was built in 1793 and is the birthplace of urban Toronto.