Toronto Neighborhoods • Ontario Place
Ontario Place is a multiple use entertainment and seasonal amusement park in Toronto, Ontario and owned by the Province of Ontario. Located on the shore of Lake Ontario, just south of Exhibition Place(pics), it is approximately 4 km west of downtown Toronto. Opened on May 22, 1971, it consists of three artificially constructed, landscaped islands. Attractions are spread throughout the park, as well as walking trails and food and drink concessions. Traditionally targeted at a family audience, with emphasis on children's activities, the park has a seasonal operating schedule and is closed from October through April, with the exception of the Cinesphere IMAX theatre and private event space. Central to the complex is a public marina and a major concert theatre. Historically, Ontario Place, as a publicly subsidized provincial agency, aims to keep costs, especially for families, lower than comparable attractions.
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Neighborhoods Nearby Ontario Place - Pictures by Parent
Exhibition Place Neighborhood by Parent. Exhibition Place is mixed-use property on the Toronto shore of Lake Ontario, a few kilometers west of the central business district. The 197–acre area features expo, trade, and banquet centers, theater and music buildings,.. Distance from Ontario Place: 0.6km NW, 4 pictures.
Parkdale Neighborhood by Parent. Parkdale was founded as a village in 1879, joining Toronto in 1889. It was an upper income residential area for the first half of the 20th Century, with several notable mansions. The area changed dramatically with the building.. Distance from Ontario Place: 1.5km NWW, 8 pictures.
Cityplace Neighborhood by Parent. CityPlace is the name given to a large section of former railway land in Downtown Toronto, Canada. The term is more recently being used for a large multi-tower condo development near the Toronto harbourfront and central business.. Distance from Ontario Place: 2.1km NE, 16 pictures.
Harbourfront Neighborhood by Parent. Harbourfront is a waterfront tourist, residential and cultural real estate development on the northern shore of Lake Ontario within the downtown core of the city of Toronto, Canada. Harbourfront extends west from Yonge Street to.. Distance from Ontario Place: 2.7km NEE, 16 pictures.
Entertainment District Neighborhood by Parent. The Entertainment District is an area in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada with about 300 night clubs. Located immediately west of University Avenue, the majority of the night clubs can be found on Richmond Street West. The.. Distance from Ontario Place: 2.9km NE, 35 pictures.
Little Italy Neighborhood by Parent. Little Italy, sometimes referred to as College Street West or College and Clinton, is a district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is well known for its numerous Italian Canadian restaurants and businesses. The district is centred.. Distance from Ontario Place: 2.9km N, 24 pictures.
Toronto Islands Neighborhood by Parent. The Toronto Islands are a chain of small islands in Lake Ontario. The islands are located just offshore from the Canadian city of Toronto, and provide shelter for Toronto Harbour. The islands are a popular recreational.. Distance from Ontario Place: 3km SEE, 14 pictures.
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