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The Pier

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Address: 245 Queens Quay W. | (at York St.), Toronto, Ontario M5K 2K9, Canada
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+1 416-338-7437
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Interesting Harbourfront museum containing interactive exhibits about...

Interesting Harbourfront museum containing interactive exhibits about boatmaking.

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Walk along the waterfront

The pier and the waterfront are a great tourist attraction, although getting there isn't the easiest if driving. Parking is difficult to find and the roadway not very well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pier and the waterfront are a great tourist attraction, although getting there isn't the easiest if driving. Parking is difficult to find and the roadway not very well planned. But if walking from the downtown hotels or taking public transit, it's a pleasant excursion.

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Mount Olive, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The pier is a great place for a relaxing walk to relax or to take in the views of the quay, boats, airport, and the city. The pier is a great relaxing way to spend an hour of more.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great to walk around although its a typical pier on Torontos water front. Lots to see including boats, planes taking off and landing over the water and lots of bars and restaurants which are ideal for people watching.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We went down here on a beautiful day and it was packed with people. It is a nice spot to walk around. There are places to eat or check out the brewery.

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Thank Autumn M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Had a nice time walking the Pier, you you can't just walk the Pier. You have to continue on in either direction. We looked at some ships, watched planes landing, saw birds, geese, and talked to some nice people.

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Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Nice area at waterfront. Free. Easily walkable. Pet friendly area. Seems to be popular with the locals. Some interesting art around the area.

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Largs, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Friendly young ait staff greeted everyone with a smile and a welcome and got them seated promptly. Good selection of food and beer to choose from and our choice was really excellent.

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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Visited with a freind that lives at the pier 27 condos. Walk ways to nearby Hockey hall of fame, Air Canada center and St Lawrence market. Lots to see do with spectacular views and the CN tower always in sight. Lots of eateries, events and sports activities to enjoy, Including the Harbour front festival, gay pride and blue jats local... More 

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Staying in Downtown West

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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