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Allan Gardens Conservatory

19 Horticultural Ave | Between Jarvis, Sherbourne, Dundas and Gerrard Sts., Toronto, Ontario M5A 2P2, Canada
+1 416-392-7259
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Incredible beauty in the heart of the city

And free! Perfect place to escape the bad weather. Gorgeous. Wish I had known about this for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mpavan
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Prince Albert, Canada
via mobile
An oasis of peace in the heart of downtown

Two friends and I visited the Conservatory around Easter. This was not our first visit but the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Katalin R
,
Toronto, Canada
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Donated by a prominent local philanthropist, these gardens boast a beautiful glass-domed Victorian structure.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“palm house” (8 reviews)
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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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"free attraction"
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"botanical gardens"
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"wide variety of plants"
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"seasonal displays"
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"surrounding park"
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"water wheel"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

And free! Perfect place to escape the bad weather. Gorgeous. Wish I had known about this for years before now!

Thank mpavan
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Two friends and I visited the Conservatory around Easter. This was not our first visit but the displays are changed often enough, you can always find a pleasant surprise or two. There are turtles basking near the water mill, koi swimming in the pond and...More

Thank Katalin R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Today we are enduring an ice storm, so we decided to escape. The spring flower display is absolutely phenomenal, but this is a gorgeous escape at any time of year. Right in the heart of the city, lots of street parking available, and free! See...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we have lived in the GTA for our whole lives, we went to the Allan Gardens Conservatory for the 1st time yesterday - another reason to love Toronto! As it was long weekend, it was quite busy, which makes moving around with a...More

Thank Faisal R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Open every day no matter the weather outside, inside you will find an oasis of flowers and exotic plants, really nice!

Thank ValvaMG
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Toronto all my life had never been there. No admission charge, well maintained and plants and flowers beautiful. One plant dates back to 1910. Turtles live there and interesting to watch. Very educational, would go again

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was out walking looking for subjects to photograph. I arrived at Allan Gardens and was awerd by the beauty of the park and its facilities. The 'diamond in the rough' is the Conservatory. The flowers are magnificent. The staff were very friendly and allowed...More

1  Thank ericbornstein
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

After many years going to Toronto, I thought I had seen it all... I had no idea I was missing a magnificent indoor garden, very close to downtown! The Allan Gardens has plants and flowers from all over the world, it is very well kept...More

Thank ccardieri
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Very nice place to walk through, especially in the winter, when its cold and grey outside, with so many flowers in bloom and greenery on display. Impressive variety. Should take less than an hour to stroll through. Free to enter, clean and welcoming, washrooms on...More

Thank Michael I
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A domed greenhouse that has grown its own vibrant tentacles over the last century. You can can do a walk through in under an hour but you are welcome to linger longer if you want to explore some of the exotic flora that the many...More

Thank GrampaBrian
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Vivien Y
16 April 2018|
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Response from MaraFromToronto | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Until 5.
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melaniebullagao
30 March 2018|
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Response from ericbornstein | Reviewed this property |
My belief would be that any organization which is not an animal rescue group would reject gifts of amphibians, animals, etc for fear of spreading bacterial disease among both the other amphibians or the flora.
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Drew C
7 May 2017|
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Response from betancourtlourdes | Reviewed this property |
And if you visit it during the winter is a lovely experience as everything inside is green and warm when outside is cold and white!
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