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Distillery District in Toronto, Ontario

 
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Distance from city center: 11.7mi
zangazanga's pictureby zangazanga History & Culture travel tip
added on the 27th of September, 2010
Even the name sounds wonderful... Destillery District. The area is a group of period buildings from the late 19th century, built in Victorian style, of red brick, and houses a number of great galleries, caffes, restaurants and even a small brewery where you can buy fresh local beer.

The area is very popular both among locals and tourists and a lot of events take place here throughout the whole year, from art exhibitions to festivals and concerts. In the summer, every Sunday there is a market here as well where farmers offer their freshproducts throughout the day. 

Address:
55 Mill St, Toronto, ON M5A, Canada

Price:
Reasonable prices everywhere.

On the web:
http://www.thedistillerydistrict.com/

 
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