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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.
Touted to be one of the foremost law schools in Ontario, the Osgoode Hall Law School is a prestigious institute. For more details about the admissions schedule and other information, check website.
This astronomical observatory called the York University Observatory is open to all. It encourages general public to learn more about astronomy and even the visit to this observatory is free of charge. For more details about events and special programs, check website.
Founded in 1959, the York University is the third biggest public university in Canada. With a horde of programs on offer, the college has about 55,000 current students and a whooping 250,000 ex-students that are spread across the globe. The university has 11 faculties operating under it and some of them include- the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Schulich School of Business, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Faculty of Fine Arts. The university has 28 research centers to its credit and has been placed 276-300 on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
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.
Magnotta Vaughan is a winery that promises to thrill your taste buds with the magic of delicious wines. These great flavors come from the vineyards owned by Magnotta - the parent company. This enormous space features a wine boutique with an attached micro-brewery, a wine-making facility and some paintings and sculptures. Choose from among the premium vintages, ice wines and vintage varieties. The store also has an international series of wines from all around the world.
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.
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.
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.
Universal Man is a magnificent bronze statue that stands proudly at the entrance to the Yorkdale Shopping Centre. Created by a Canadian sculptor, Gerald Gladstone, this artwork was opened to the public in 1976. Drawing inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man, this 6.5-meter (21.32-foot) sculpture features a man with his arms outstretched towards the skies. The work was sponsored by the CN Rail, and it was originally situated at the foot of the CN Tower. It was moved in 1987 due to construction of the Rogers Centre, during which an arm was damaged. In 1994, it found a permanent home at Yorkdale Shopping Centre.
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.
Located at Dufferin and Lawrence, this Italian-Canadian gathering spot is a place for all to enjoy. Encompassing the Joseph D Carrier Art Gallery, a day care, a fitness center, a school of music and the Ristorante Boccaccio, the center serves many aspects of the Italian community that surrounds it. It also houses the Italian Chamber of Commerce.