Neighbourhoods of Toronto: Multiculturalism – Korea-town and Little India

Little India, ©Gunnshots/Flickr

Little India, ©Gunnshots/Flickr

Hard to believe that in one town you can experience the whole world. Toronto as a major city of Canada 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.

The article above will present you the Far East in other words the districts of Koreatown and Little India. Taste the best of their cuisine, shop in the traditional shops and have fun. Enjoy the cultural experience!

Korea-town

The neighborhood of Korea-town is located just outside of Toronto on Bloor Street West. This neighborhood is relatively new, it is easy to access by subway and has lots of Korean culture to offer.

Korea town, ©chrislee-cm/Flickr

Korea town, ©chrislee-cm/Flickr

If you are a fan of Korean fashion and clothing enter the shops and boutiques and renew your wardrobe with some Korean style dresses. There are so many fun things to do in Korea-town! Have a lovely night out with your friends, go to a karaoke lounge and test your voice. If you need relaxation, visit the acupunture clinic. Feeling hungry? Korean cuisine is fantastic! Choose from the several restaurants, sushi bars and other dining places in the neighborhood and don’t forget to pick up some desert afterwards. If you are lucky enough and visit at the right time, you will be able to witness and attend the annual Dano Festival filled with exotic dancing, music and martial arts demonstrations.

Korean spicy chicken, ©KFoodaddict/Flickr

Korean spicy chicken, ©KFoodaddict/Flickr

Little India

Have a further peak into the Far East and visit Little India, located on Gerrard Street East. This exotic neighborhood is home to the biggest South Asian ethnic market in North Americe, the Gerrard Inidia Bazar. Brows and buy silks, colorful saris and other Indian clothing accessories, jewelry, art and home furnishings. Have a taste of the delicious Indian cuisine at one of the several eateries which offer the best dishes and tastes of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and other parts of Sothern and Northern India.

Little India, ©Gunnshots/Flickr

Little India, ©Gunnshots/Flickr

You can choose from tandoori chicken, vegetarian meals and several traditional food preparations. Little India also has its own festival which takes place every year in November. It is called the Festival of Lights, in other name Diwali. The neighborhood is decorated with hundreds of lights which give a warm and majestic atmosphere to the place. Merge into the vibrant colors and aromas of Little India. You can also try henna artistry and watch Bollywood films. Visit and enjoy the Indian experience!

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