Presentation on theme: "TORONTO CANADÁ By: Juan José Hernández Sales. LANDMARKS CN Tower: The Canadian National Tower is a structure supported by cables not on land, the fourth."— Presentation transcript:
LANDMARKS CN Tower: The Canadian National Tower is a structure supported by cables not on land, the fourth highest in the world with a height of 553.33 meters. It’s was the highest since 1975-2010. It has an observatory located at 447 m, which is the third highest in the world as well. It is considered one of the seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Fort York: Built in 1793, Fort York National Historic Site is the birthplace of urban Toronto. It is best known as the location where the Battle of York came to its violent climax in 1813 during the War of 1812. The Fort served as the city's primary harbour defence between the 1790s and the 1880s, and was the home of a military garrison until the 1930s.War of 1812
Church of the Holy Trinity: Built in 1847, this church is almost one of the oldest in the city, a peaceful oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city center. The Cowboy Junkies, known Canadian musical group, used the beautiful Victorian chapel to record their album "Trinity Sessions", especially by the great acoustics that occurs inside. Besides its religious importance for citizens, the church is also known for its beautiful works of art, mosaics, sculptures and beautiful paintings.
Gooderham Building: Despite being considered one of the most important monuments and prominent Toronto city, has only 5 stories high, yet it is the most architectural pride of the city. The building is known for its thin wedge-shaped, and the rear wall mural, which was used trompe l'oeil effect, making the wall seem more windows than they actually have, but we also gives a very real effect of movement, thanks to the jagged edges of the building, causing a rippling effect.
TYPICAL GASTRONOMY From Toronto cuisine highlighting products such as game meat, fish like salmon, a variety of cheeses, including highlight, and another product that is typical or ice wine ice-wine, an amazing wine obtained from grapes that are pressed in a frozen state, a wine flavored with vanilla, nuts and honey. The typical dishes highlight the venison stew with caviar and smoked fish, among which stands the American Candy, Canadian salmon cured with maple syrup and sprinkle with pepper.
TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL Pride Festival : The Toronto Pride festival is the largest in all of Canada, and reflects the diversity of its people. From 19 to 28 June you can enjoy a pride parade, a parade for youth, many events for the whole family and concerts in seven stages.
WALKING IN TORONTO Toronto invites you to walk with its many parks and green areas, walkways, spacious and well maintained sidewalks and traffic lights programmed to give humans the ability to move without other help than himself valuable feet or device required for move independently. Such is the importance of walking that, in May of 2002, the city of Toronto issued an official document: the Pedestrian. It states that in order for people to move from one place to another in a direct, convenient, safe and comfortable environment and require urban infrastructure designed to meet the need for travel.