Toronto Eaton Centre - Overview:
The Toronto Eaton Centre - alongside the CN Tower - is Toronto's top tourist draw, covering several city blocks and boasting more than 250 stores in a bright, airy atmosphere in central, downtown Toronto.
At the time of its opening in 1977, the Eaton Centre was cutting edge. Its architecture, featuring vaulted glass ceilings and open, multi-levels influenced shopping mall design across North America. Well-known Canadian artist Michael Snow provided the whimsical flock of geese sculpture that hangs from the ceiling.
Toronto Eaton Centre Location:
The Toronto Eaton Centre is between Dundas and Queen streets and Yonge and Bay.
Getting to the Eaton Centre:
- The Eaton Centre is accessible by the Dundas or Queen subway stops.
- The King Street or Queen Street streetcars have stops at the Eaton Centre.
- The Eaton Centre is about a 15 minute walk from Toronto's Union Station.
- The Eaton Centre is on the underground PATH system that connects many downtown attractions.
Hours of the Toronto Eaton Centre:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tips for Visiting the Eaton Centre:
- Avoid expensive parking fees and driving hassles and take public transit. If coming in from out of town, drive to a GO Station, park there for free, and take the GO Train into Union Station.
- Ask your hotel about free shuttles to and from the Eaton Centre.
- Guided tours of the Eaton Centre are available by contacting Guest Services at +1 416-598-8560.
Hotels Near the Eaton Centre:
- The Grand Hotel offers good accommodation at reasonable rates. The Grand Hotel has free shuttles to and from the Eaton Centre or is a 15 minute walk.
- The Delta Chelsea Hotel caters to a range of travelers, from families to business executives.
- The Hilton Hotel Toronto
- Several budget hotels are close to the Eaton Centre.
- Luxury hotels are also in the vicinity.
- The Marriott Hotel is connected to the Eaton Centre.
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