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  • tomalli68
    Falkirk, UK594 contributions
    Lots of various stalls/shops within the market, most of which are for take home foods e.g. meats, cheese, fish etc. Good range nonetheless. Gift shops are reasonable priced. Well worth taking some time out to visit. Some cakes/sweet treats to be bought which were very nice and tastyy.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Carol D
    work14 contributions
    Probably one of the favourite places we visited, because other places we saw were disappointing. Would have been nice to see what it's like at nightime, a few bars there. Pretty to walk around.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Chris Stephens
    Norwich, UK52 contributions
    Massive park with tons of things to do. Grenadier Pond is a must-see, very tranquil and serene. The best time to come is around April so you see the beautiful cherry blossoms. Great transport connections to the north, east, and south, and even a little trackless trolley that kids will love.
    Written August 10, 2022
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  • ren
    Saint John, Canada15 contributions
    I was able to find a few things that suited my taste and were affordable during my time shopping at the eaton centre. There’s quite a variety of clothing stores and a food court with great food as well.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • d14u
    3 contributions
    Spend a free afternoon exploring nature on well-groomed park grounds and observe all sorts of wildlife like groundhogs, and hawks in trees or just feed the Chipmunks! ;)
    Written September 18, 2022
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  • Jan1443
    Toronto, Canada6 contributions
    When one is fed up with winter a visit here is very worthwhile. Entering one get the scents from all the spring flowers. It is also very peaceful and well maintained.
    Written September 2, 2022
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  • sherryeldridge
    Kansas City, MO42 contributions
    Very clear water, you can see to the bottom. The bluffs are pretty. Restroom was hideous. I recommend changing your clothing elsewhere. All toilets were stopped up and there was an inch of waste water on the floor from the overflowed toilets. No place to set your clothes or bag while changing clothing. The actual change rooms were locked and could not be used.
    Written July 15, 2022
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  • Gerryp84
    Chester, VA685 contributions
    We explored the Hart House portion of the campus for the sole purpose of finding some Tommy Boy filming sites. We walked a lot around the entirety of the Hart House and very much enjoyed the grounds and beautiful buildings. There were some people apparently filming some sort of music video while we were there. We found two outdoor spots that were in Tommy Boy but I was really excited to find the door he tried to open. Unfortunately, I believe it’s behind locked gates in a construction zone. One of the gates has a sign saying construction is expected to be done September 2021 so it was a little annoying to have it still locked up in August 2022 but it is what it is. Still a beautiful campus. Also, sorry if you’re like the people I asked on campus and have no idea what Tommy Boy is. This review will be very confusing for you. Haha.
    Written August 16, 2022
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  • Frances A
    7 contributions
    I have been visiting and staying on this vibrant street since 2016, except for 2020 and 2021 (because of the pandemic). It's a multicultural , buzzy alternative area and I love it .Today was my first time back since the pandemic .There are far too many cannabis shops ! Also empty shops , which is sad .Still my favourite area but could the rents be lowered to attract back the small independent businesses that were lost in the pandemic ? The bug name chains have survived but we need the character it used to have back.
    Written September 7, 2022
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  • Andrea438
    Milan, Italy420 contributions
    Very nice location along the waterfront. Often it hosts events and lives music in a fantastic environment.
    Written August 29, 2022
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  • triphappy07
    Virginia Beach, VA54 contributions
    You should experience the market at least once BUT it may not be everyone's cup of tea. Lots of interesting shops and places to eat and a very funky and interesting place to browse. However, it is also somewhat grubby and crowded, and as others have mentioned, there were a fair number of mentally ill people walking around, yelling, etc. No disrespect to the mentally ill or unhoused, just something to be aware of. We enjoyed our multiple visits there, had some tasty empanadas and other treats. Go at least once!
    Written August 1, 2022
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  • 44HADSON
    Toronto, Canada10 contributions
    An essential public service, with some of the best workers and community-minded people in the world.
    Written September 23, 2022
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  • crazyone2
    Calgary, Canada248 contributions
    We stayed at Sheraton right across from here for a week and everyday there was something happening in the park to see and do.
    Written June 27, 2022
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  • aspoe093
    Pierre, SD493 contributions
    Cool area. It is packed so get there early as you can't get a picture of the Toronto sign without people in it. Lots to look at and see in this area.
    Written July 29, 2022
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  • Craig E
    Manchester, UK1,740 contributions
    Worth a quick 10 minutes or so visit.
    Lots of really interesting and detailed street art.
    Only a short alley so doesn’t take long to check out.
    Very vibrant colours really make the alley stand out.
    Written September 29, 2022
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