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Toronto has a big television and film production industry this is the reason that the city is called Hollywood North. Toronto is normally used to replace cities and areas including Chicago and New York.

Some places around the city are popular for making famous movies and you have a chance to visit while you are studying English in Toronto. You can check them bellow:

  • Lower Bay Station:

    It is located below the main platform for Bay Station. This station was used just for six months in 1966 as an experimental route.


  • Casa Loma:

    That is a Gothic Revival historic house museum constructed from 1911 to 1914


  • UofT:

    is a public research university close to Queen’s Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 and today it is the biggest and best University in Canada.


  • The Distillery District:

    19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey distillery. Nowadays, draws crowds to its cobblestone streets lined with hip indie restaurants, bars and boutiques. Art lovers come for the galleries, outdoor sculptures and dance, music and stage performances at the area’s several theatres. In December, the annual Toronto Christmas Market takes over the streets.


  • Yonge – Dundas Square:

    is a public square at the southeast corner of the intersection of Yonge Street and Dundas Street East. The square has hosted many public events, performances and art displays, establishing itself as a prominent landmark in Toronto and one of the city’s prime tourist attractions. The square is continuously illuminated by large billboard screens and corporate logos, which has led to comparison of the square with Times Square in New York City.


  • City Hall:

    is the seat of the municipal government of Toronto and one of the city’s most distinctive landmarks.


  • Hearn Generating Station:

    is a decommissioned electrical generating station.


You can also check all the movies that has been recorded in Toronto at this link.

If you want to know what has been shooting while you are studying English in Toronto, check out this other link and stay alert. It is your chance to meet some famous actors.

Check our English courses in Toronto and set a date according to your favourite movie! See you soon!

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