Toronto, the cultural quarter of Canada, is most famously known for the Toronto International Film Festival. There are many other tourist attractions in Toronto. But do you know what the greatest attraction for tourists in Toronto is? The top tourist attractions in Toronto are the malls and shopping centres. Yes, you heard it right, many tourists visit Toronto to quench their thirst for shopping!
If you too are infested by the shopping-bug book your ticket in Delhi to Toronto flights and read on the list to know where you should go shopping in Toronto.
- The Toronto Eaton Centre – Housing more than 250 stores the Toronto Eaton Centre is the third largest mall in Canada by area. When the mall measured by the number of visitors, is the biggest tourist attracting centre. The best thing about the mall is that it is loved by the spendthrifts and budget-shoppers alike.
- Bloor-Yorkville – Featuring the Victorian architecture, the Bloor-Yorkville Mall is also the top tourist attraction centre in Toronto. It is more famously known for its art galleries, boutiques and restaurant. The mall is said to be the ultimate blend of historic charm and the modern seduction. Budget shoppers are advised to stay away as this is the most upscale shopping destination of Toronto.
- Winners (located in 8 different locations) – The outlets of Winners are the heaven for the thrifty fashion and trend lovers. The Winners sell all major brands but on up to 60% discount. All the Winners stores are large, so the shoppers need time to choose the best, but the payoff on each item is worth the time.
- Chinatown – Like any other Chinatown the Toronto’s Chinatown is full of hundreds of restaurants serving lip-smacking Chinese, Vietnamese and Asian cuisines. But, it is particularly famous for the exotic jewellery, trinkets, clothing and items of households found at high bargain prices.
- The Hudson’s Bay Company – This is the oldest corporation in Canada and has several store chains in Toronto. The stores of the Bay are good old-fashioned departmental stores selling almost everything in addition to a place to have your lunch. It is more particularly famous for its Hudson’s Bay blanket.
- Vaughn Mills – This mall is particularly popular among the foreign visitors coming to Toronto. The Legoland Discovery Centre is the indoor attraction centre in the mall that attracts visitors with family. The mall closes only on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day, e. it remains open on 362 days a year.
- The PATH – This shopping destination is more famous for its structure and location. It is an underground tunnel with the walkways lined up with shopping stores and restaurants. This place becomes crowded when the weather is not very good outside. The foreign tourists visit the place for its unique experience.
- Yorkdale Shopping Centre – The shopping centre greets its visitors with its more than 250 stores packed with a huge range of merchandises ranging from toys to books to kitchenware to fashion brands to what-not. This is the favourite spot for the loyal customers of all luxury brands.
- Square One – Spread over more than 1.6 million square feet area, this is the largest mall in Ontario. It is equipped with over 360 stores, plenty of which are speciality stores dealing in electronics, footwear and accessories. This is a place where the shopper is at risk of getting lost in shopping so much that he forgets about his budget.
- Dixie Outlet Mall – If you love big brands and are good bargain-hunter this is the perfect place for you. It is a hub for the designer clothes of all world-class brands where you can buy them at 30-70% off the regular market price.
The only thing one needs to remember while shopping in Toronto is to keep the budget loose, and you’ll be spoilt for the choices.