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Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Address: 19 Horticultural Ave | Between Jarvis, Sherbourne, Dundas and Gerrard Sts., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2, Canada
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+1 416-392-7259
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Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a...

Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a beautiful glass-domed Victorian structure.

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A nice break in the city

After wedding we needed to kill time and went it. It was lovely to wander around and see everything. There were some odd characters that were being ushered out by the police but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After wedding we needed to kill time and went it. It was lovely to wander around and see everything. There were some odd characters that were being ushered out by the police but that didn't disrupt our visit.

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Thank daningram
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

when the weather gets cold and nasty - go to Allan Gardens! It's a huge greenhouse where you take your jacket off and walk along pathways among green bushes, under green tree canopies. So awesome!

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Thank kalitanya
Toronto, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When everything is cold and grey outside in Toronto, it is a giod place to rise the mood, you can even sit in a bench and have a nice talk with a friend or just visit it alone

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Thank betancourtlourdes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit in cold winter since outdoor activies are quite tough for baby/toddler (and the elderly). My family just love this garden.

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Thank Huong N
Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free attraction botanical garden in an urban setting. Lots of variety of plants, trees and flowers. Excellent cactus greenhouse. Not busy so very enjoyable.

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Thank mreaume44
Madrid, Spain
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, really nicely organized and with so many different species. A truly lovely and special place!

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Thank 250jm
Ontario
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59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the candle light visit of the Allan Gardens Conservatory. A secret well kept for plant lovers. Lovely Christmas displays, all the visitors were delighted! Compliments for the Christmas displays! We'll definitely be back!

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Thank Ina_31
St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

-We visited here while staying at a nearby hotel -basically an oversized greenhouse, with plants, tropical plants, cactus, etc... -Nice place to walk thru, take pictures, relax. -There is also no admission charge.

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Thank nathanrs1979
ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

area is kind of shady ; so go with a friend and avoid panhandlers a forgotten gem really for plant lovers good photos

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Thank Mike E
Unionville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The variety of the plan is amazing. Depending on the season that you visit Allen gardens, the plant will be different in colors or forms. The admission price is amazing for what you get... it's FREE. I love the little pond with the turtles, and the gold fish.

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Thank Normand H

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