Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario.Toronto is among the world's top international tourist destinations. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario.As Canada's commercial capital and one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, music, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism, engineering, and sports industries.
The city is intersected by three rivers and numerous tributaries: the Humber River in the west end and the Don River east of downtown at opposite ends of the Toronto Harbour, and the Rouge River at the city's eastern limits.Toronto is a city of high-rises, having 1,800 buildings over 30 metres. second only to New York City.Toronto has a diverse array of public spaces, from city squares to public parks overlooking ravines.There are many large downtown parks, which include Grange Park, Moss Park, Allan Gardens, Little Norway Park, Queen's Park, Riverdale Park, Trinity Bellwoods Park, Christie Pits, and the Leslie Street Spit, which mainly consists of Tommy Thompson Park and opens on weekends.
Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, two symphony orchestras and a host of theatres. The city's most prominent landmark is the CN Tower, which once stood as the tallest free-standing land structure in the world .Toronto is home to various museums and amusement parks suh as Royal Ontario Museum,Toronto Zoo -one of the largest in the world ,Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and Gardiner Museum.The Yorkville neighbourhood is one of Toronto's most elegant shopping and dining areas. On many occasions, celebrities from all over North America can be spotted in the area, especially during the Toronto International Film Festival.The Eaton Centre is one of North America's top shopping destinations, and Toronto's most popular tourist attraction with over 52 million visitors annually.