Walking tour through the University of Toronto and Toronto’s downtown Chinatown. The University of Toronto is a globally top-ranked public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the
Walking tour through the University of Toronto and Toronto’s downtown Chinatown.
The University of Toronto is a globally top-ranked public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen’s Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. Originally controlled by the Church of England, the university assumed its present name in 1850 upon becoming a secular institution. As a collegiate university, it comprises eleven colleges each with substantial autonomy on financial and institutional affairs and significant differences in character and history. The St. George campus is the main campus of the University of Toronto tri-campus system, the other two being satellite campuses located in Scarborough and Mississauga.
Energetic Chinatown hosts a variety of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Japanese restaurants that range from dim sum and pho to modern fusion. The animated Asian open-air markets and shops along Spadina Avenue offer fresh fruits and vegetables, along with herbal medicine and souvenirs. Chinese New Year celebrations draw tourists and locals to live stage shows, martial arts demonstrations and lion dances.
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(Friday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Toronto
27 King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 1A1
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