Chinatown is historical
ethnic enclave in Downtown Toronto, with a high concentration of ethnic Chinese
residents and businesses. Today, Toronto’s Chinatown is a dynamic neighbourhood, where stores
set out their stalls on the sidewalk, the calls of street vendors rise above the buzz of
business, street signs are bi-lingual, and a visitor can easily imagine themselves walking a
street on the other side of the world.
Toronto, the biggest city of the Canadian
province of Ontario, is also famous to host one of the biggest Italian communities of the
world. Only in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) live more than one million
Italian-Canadians who moved to Toronto in the last 60 years. Although Little Italy has many
traditional Italian stores, you'll also find trendy boutiques along College
Street such as Mink, a jewelry store decorated with pink walls,
green velvet chairs and glittery chandeliers.
Toronto, also known
as Greektown on the Danforth
is one of the major
settlement areas of early Greek immigrants to Toronto. In the 1970s and 1980s this region was
considered to be the largest Greektown in North America. The annual "Taste of the
Danforth" is a large food festival held couple of days in early
Greektown is the
best place in Toronto to enjoy a sweet baklava, enjoy Greek desserts, you will find lots of
restaurants and nightspots.
| Little India
On Gerrard Street
between Greenwood Avenue and Coxwell Avenue, there are many Indian, Pakistani,
Bangladeshi, Afghan and Sri Lankan restaurants, cafes, clothing shops, electronic & home decor
stores - catering to the South Asian-Canadian communities.
The Gerrard Street East / Little India neighborhood is a magnet for Toronto’s South
Asian community, it attracts visitors from the Toronto area, and from elsewhere in Canada and the
United States, and all who love the sights, sounds and tastes of Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan
Little India — also known as the Gerrard India Bazaar — is the second largest South
Asian marketplace in North America
You can see a woman with a lovely multi-colour tunic rides by on her bike, like she’s in Bombay.
Cabbagetown is area of Toronto, where you
can experience some of the city's 19th-century
architecture, while downtown Toronto will thrill those who are lovers of the big smoke, with its
skyscrapers and iconic structures. Cabbagetown is less than 10 minutes from Toronto’s downtown and
mid-town shopping, entertainment and business districts.
The neighbourhood celebrates its sense of community every September during the Cabbagetown
Festival, which includes a pub crawl, as well as a street and film festival.
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