The Best of West Queen West

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    Nellwyn lampert
    30 Jun 2016
    Clock 50min      Length1.5mi
    7 ratings

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Voted 2nd coolest neighbourhood in the world by Vogue Magazine, West Queen West is the Brooklyn of Toronto. Known for it's emphasis on arts & culture, fashion, excellent food, and a lively nightlife, this is the neighbourhood to visit if you want to experience Toronto like the locals. This tour takes you through the best of West Queen West and allows you to see the neighbourhood through a local's eyes. Find the best places to take in some arts & culture, eat, shop, and party!

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    The Great Hall, The Gladstone Hotel, Trinity Bellwoods Park

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    We'll start on the corner of Queen St West and Gladstone Avenue, in front of the Gladstone Hotel. It's the red brick building on the corner, and there is a big red and white sign that says "Hotel". If you've taken the 501 Queen Streetcar, get off at Gladstone Avenue and you'll see the Hotel in front of you. If you've taken the Dufferin bus, walk east under the overpass until you hit Gladstone Avenue, and you'll see the hotel on the left corner across from the bank.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    The Drake Hotel, The Great Hall, Trinity Bellwoods Park, Type Books, Brodawka & Friends

    Best time of day:

    If you'd like to visit some of the shops and restaurants along the way, make sure you do this walk during business hours.


    This area is very safe, so if you do the tour in the day you should be absolutely fine.


    Plus Write a comment


    Excellent tour. There were a couple of places where the stores described are gone ... but a very minor inconvenience in a great tour. Great narrator. Thanks.

    Posted by Anonymous Explorer , over 1 year ago

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