Neighborhoods of Toronto: visiting the upper class – Bloor-Yorkville and Harbourfront

Harbourfront at night, ©jodelli/Flickr

Harbourfront at night, ©jodelli/Flickr

As a major city of Canada, Toronto offers a wide variety of cultural experiences. All over the town you can find a many little pieces from all over the world. So if you want to experience different cultures you don’t need to travel far, just visit Toronto and walk through all its neighborhoods.

Like all major cities in the world Toronto also has its district where the upper class lives their everyday lives far away from the poor people, surrounded by comfort and luxury. Visit and experience the most elegant neighborhoods of the city together with its galleries, parks and shops. Visit Bloor-Yorkville and Harbourfront.

Bloor-Yorkville

The neat and sassy district of Bloor-Yorkville can be found at Bay station. It is the hotspot of the upper crust, dotted with the most elegant dining places and shopping areas. Have a peak into the best designer boutiques, galleries and antique shops of Toronto. Stroll along the beautiful alleyways and see the beautiful courtyards.

Bloor-Yorkville District, ©dbking/Flickr

Bloor-Yorkville District, ©dbking/Flickr

You can visit the contemporary park situated right in the heart of Bloor-Yorkville which is has a giant granite boulder giving the place a pinch of the raw countryside beauty. Take a rest here between two shops and relax. If you are a fan of high-end designers such as Hermés, Tiffany’s, D&G or Chanel you will be able to find all of them right here int Bloor-Yorkville neighborhood. You can also choos from the latest collections of the best Canadian designers like Hoax Couture, Nadya Toto or Jeremy Lang. Experience some chic at Bloor-Yorkville!

Harbourfront

Another neighborhood with an upscale community is the Harbourfront with a scenic view of Ontario Lake and the Islands of Toronto. Like all neighborhoods Harbourfront also has its several cultural opportunities, many shops and dining places where you can chat the time away.

Harbourfront, ©TheFuturelsUnwritten/Flickr

Harbourfront, ©TheFuturelsUnwritten/Flickr

In addition as you walk along the streets of this lovely neighborhood you can admire the award-winning architectural building of Queen’s Quay Terminal. It is special for its special design which lets in a great amount of natural light. Inside you can shop for home accessories, toys, clothes and unique gifts. Not far from the Terminal you will find the Harbourfront Center, a cultural center filled with artistic exhibitions.

Harbourfront at night, ©jodelli/Flickr

Harbourfront at night, ©jodelli/Flickr

Visit the Craft Studio and watch how glass blowers mould their material, enter the Premiere Dance Theatre and see dance formations perform or visit the most important contemporary art building in Toronto is The Power Plant.

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