Frommer's Toronto 2009 (Frommer's Complete) by Hilary Davidson

By Hilary Davidson

I supply "Frommer's Toronto 2007" excessive marks for guiding me to such points of interest because the Royal Ontario Museum (a smaller yet nonetheless striking model of the British Museum) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's small yet fascinating museum. Its eating place options have been quite often at the cash too, fairly these for Le choose and Le Papillon. The e-book does, besides the fact that, look a little skimpy for this sort of complicated and colourful urban as Toronto, and it did not supply me as a lot info as i wished on such decidedly vital matters because the Toronto Subway. (A whole subway map, not only one for downtown, could were super useful.) I famous the court cases concerning the book's inaccuracy with curiosity, simply because i discovered not less than one position the place the ebook was once faulty; it gave the handle of moment urban as fifty six Blue Jays approach, rather than the proper tackle of fifty one Mercer road. i'm wondering what different blunders it contained that i did not have the opportunity to try. at the least, the ebook includes enough details, and Hilary Davidson's writng kind is breezy and stress-free. yet probably I must have used Fodor's as an alternative, as different reviewers instructed.

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The subway operates M onday to S aturday from 6am to 1:30am and Sunday from 9am to 1:30am. From 1am to 5:30am, the Blue Night Network operates on basic surface routes. It runs about every 30 minutes. For r oute information, pick up a “Ride Guide” at subway entrances or call & 416/ 393-4636. M ultilingual information is available. BUSES & STREETCARS Wher e the subway leaves off, buses and streetcars take over. They run east–west and north–south along the city ’s ar teries. When y ou pay your far e (on bus, str eetcar, or sub way), always pick up a transfer so that you won’t have to pay again if you want to transfer to another mode of transportation.

This annual monthlong event shows the work of more than 500 Canadian and international photographers. contactphoto. com. May 1 to 31. CALENDAR OF E VENTS J UNE Luminato, citywide. F irst launched in 2007, this 9-day festival of “arts + creativity” has quickly become a highlight of the city ’s calendar. Featuring music, dance, theater , ar t, and educational programs, it really does offer something for the whole family . com. Early to mid June. North by Northeast Festival, citywide. Known in the music biz as NXNE, the 3-day ev ent featur es r ock and indie bands at 28 v enues.

If you experience pr oblems with cab ser vice, call the Metro Licensing Commission (& 416/ 392-3082). FERRY SER VICE Toronto P arks and Recreation operates ferries that travel to the Toronto Islands. Call & 416/392-8193 for schedules and information. 50) children 3–14, fr ee for childr en 2 and under.

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