The 15 Best Views In Toronto

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No matter the weather, taking a stroll through Toronto never fails to provide gorgeous views. From the top of the CN Tower, or at the bottom of Riverdale Park, looking up or down at our incredible city always makes us appreciate it that much more. These days with smartphone cameras being better than ever (we love our Samsung Galaxy S9+), you don’t need to be a pro to capture the perfect shot. With that being said, we’ve curated a list of spots to check out in the city with stunning views – so act like a tourist and get moving!

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Bathurst St. Bridge

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Stand under the bridge at Bathurst and catch a unique glimpse of the downtown core. You’d be surprised at how close the Rogers Centre and CN Tower appear.

Chester Hill Lookout

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The Chester Hill Lookout is a secluded, yet popular, spot for romantic strolls, capturing scenic views with your friends, or going on an adventure and exploring it on your own.

Kensington Market Parking Garage

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All it takes is a little bit of climbing, and you’ll treat yourself to one of the most urban views Toronto has to offer.

The Art Gallery of Ontario

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Kill two birds with one stone – check out some remarkable artwork, and head to the back of the gallery on the top floor to see a spectacular view of the city!


Humber Bay

A favourite spot amongst athletes and photographers, this scenic view is best at dawn.

The One Eighty

What’s better than a gorgeous view of the city? A gorgeous view AND a drink in hand.

Riverdale Park

A view that makes you feel like you’re sitting just outside of a concrete jungle. Grab your picnic basket and blanket, you’re going to want to hangout here for awhile.

Trillium Park

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A relatively new addition, this spot is perfect for bicycling and a stunning view of Toronto’s skyline.

Toronto Island

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Explore the island while treating yourself to an incredible view of the city from the middle of Lake Ontario.


Thompson Hotel

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Yet another spot where you can sip on a cocktail and take in the views of the city, most likely with music by Drake in the background. It’s up to you whether you feel this is your scene – nonetheless, there’s no doubt you’ll catch a gorgeous view.

Polson Pier

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A classic spot for checking out stunning sunrises and sunsets, Polson Pier never fails to amaze.

Porter Plane

Imagine seeing Toronto while flying through the sky. You’ll see every nook and cranny the city has to offer, no doubt this panoramic view is hard to beat.

The Grange Park

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Take a stroll through the Grange Park, sit on the swings, and look up at our very own great big CN Tower.


Cocktails, a swimming pool, a show-stopping view – what more could you ask for?

CN Tower

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Last but not least, we have to recommend the highest point in the city. The CN Tower will cost you, but it’s something we all do at least once. If you’re feeling adventurous, sign yourself up for plausibly the best view the city has to offer – hanging off the edge!


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