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Toronto Eaton Centre


Toronto Eaton Centre
Photo Courtesy Tourism Toronto

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.


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