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Things to do in Chinatown, Toronto

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Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

1. Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

Canada is often described as a “cultural mosaic”—Toronto exemplifies this diversity. Explore the fascinating neighborhoods of Toronto with an expert guide on a 2-hour walking tour. Choose to join a public tour or enjoy a private tour. Explore booming Chinatown, with its novelty tea shops, ethnic markets, and stunning street art. Continue through Kensington Market, the definition of the Canadian melting pot. Explore and taste more specialty food stops than you can count (optional tastings at own cost). Fall in love with the eclectic shops through diverse authentic streets. If you are a curious local, a “New Canadian” or just a visiting for the day, you'll enjoy the walk of a lifetime. Some other highlights include Campbell House, Consulate General of the United States, Art Gallery of Ontario, Lucky Moose Food Mart, Ten Ren, Moonbeam Coffee, Tom’s Place, Nu Bugel, Otto’s Berliner Döner, Kiever Synagogue, just to name a few.

Toronto: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings and Coffee

2. Toronto: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings and Coffee

Delight your taste buds on a donut adventure through the most interesting parts of downtown Toronto, the Kensington Market area, and Chinatown. Stroll through areas like Alexandra Park and pause to savor some delectable donuts along the way. Begin at Cops Doughnuts right in the heart of the Fashion District for some hot, fresh, and tiny donuts. From here, make your way over to Queen street and our next doughnut shop, Bloomer’s. Walk along Queen street past numerous shops and restaurants that you’ll want to add to your itinerary for later that day or the next time you’re in Toronto. After a quick bit of history around Bloomer’s, sample some delicious donuts made fresh daily and then make your way through Alexandra Park. Arrive at the Kensington Market and learn how to shop like a local with two stops lined up at the Kensington Market. End the tour at Dipped Donuts and your guide can direct you anywhere else you'd like to go afterwards.

Toronto: Chinatown and Kensington Market Guided Tour

3. Toronto: Chinatown and Kensington Market Guided Tour

Explore Toronto's most lively boroughs on a 2-hour walking tour along the charming streets of Chinatown and Kensington Market. Uncover the history of Kensington as you wander down the friendly streets of its colorful market. Admire the graffiti-covered walls along the way and sample different foods as you wander down Kensington Market's vendor-lined streets. Visit Canada's largest Chinese community, and uncover a century of fascinating history in Chinatown, where there are no McDonald's or Starbucks to be seen. After your walk, hang out around the market for a while. Pick up a unique gift, shop for vintage clothing, or simply enjoy the colorful surroundings.

Toronto: Luxury Small Group City Tour

4. Toronto: Luxury Small Group City Tour

Join our award-winning small group tour as we explore Canada’s vibrant cosmopolitan city straddling beautiful Lake Ontario. Toronto is known for soaring skyscrapers, a lively arts scene and unique cultural attractions. See Toronto from the sky in an eyepopping visit to the iconic CN Tower and revel in the gothic splendor of Casa Loma (admissions included). Relax in our spacious executive vehicle with a certified driver at the helm and our experienced tour guide on hand to reveal Toronto’s local hotspots and hidden gems. Anticipate ample time for photo stops and leisure time to have lunch on your own. Our Gems of Toronto Tour is a showcase of outstanding attractions. A distinct tour highlight features the historic beauty of Casa Loma, a castle like no other. We’ll then make it to the top of the world with a lofty vantage point from the CN Tower. Essential viewing, it’s one of Toronto’s most celebrated and recognizable landmarks. On a clear day you can see all the way to Niagara Falls! Known as a “city of neighborhoods,” Toronto is packed full of outstanding modern and heritage architecture. We ensure our guests experience essential viewing of Toronto’s impressive array of museums, theaters, markets, and waterfront attractions. Join us for the best of Toronto in this authentic, wholly satisfying tour.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 1,052 reviews

Great guide Roydon, very knowledgeable, and friendly. Finished our tour even though we had to sit in a coffee shop for about half an hour due totorrential rain!!

Really enjoyed our experience. Our guide Rachel was excellent and very knowledgeable! She was also very accommodating. Would highly recommend!

Great tour, a lot of backround information, amazing snacks…

Nice experience + tour guide was very helpful and cheerful

Very interesting and pleasant tour. excellent guide.