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Toronto, ON M9W 6K5
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Claireville Conservation Area is a protected area located in Brampton, Ontario. This area has a number of interesting features for all sorts of travelers, be it those looking for adventure, nature lovers or history lovers. Spanning different landscapes such as grassy plains and meadows to slight hills, creeks and wetlands, the park is home to a number of animals and birds such as rare white deer, bobolink, hairy woodpecker, indigo bunting and song sparrow among many others. Recreation activities include camping, dog walking, water sports, hiking, golfing and picnicking. The park area also has some historic heritage structures within its confines.
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.
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.
A flight-stimulation facility, Air Combat Zone is located at Dixie Road in Mississauga. The equipment used here artificially re-creates aircraft flight, and gives you an experience of flying. Hosting a range of events and programs, Air Combat Zone remains to be favorite among people of all ages. To visit the facility and know more about them, please have a look at the website.
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.