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Top 6 Shopping Malls in Toronto

Toronto Eaton Centre

The Toronto Eaton Centre is downtown’s largest mall with over 230 shops and eateries. Located along Yonge Street between Dundas and Queen Streets, the shopping centre is steps away from some of Toronto’s iconic landmarks, including the bustling Dundas Square, the historic Victorian-style Old City Hall, and the stunning City Hall. The Eaton Centre’s centrepiece its towering glass galleria, along with its vast array of public art that includes a flock of Canadian geese “flying” along the glass canopy and a modern LED light installation.

Yorkdale Shopping Centre

Located in the north of Toronto, Yorkdale is home to more than 240 shops, restaurants, and services. Along with Sears, Holt Renfrew, and The Bay, you can find a range of boutiques and specialty stores, including the Apple Store, H&M, Gap, Zara, Tiffany’s, and Guess. Canada’s fifth largest mall has undergone a number of expansion projects in recent years, including the addition of a sleek 60-foot glass atrium. You can also catch a movie at SilverCity Yorkdale, one of Toronto’s premier cinemas. Yorkdale is located along Dufferin Street, just north of Highway 401.

Hazelton Lanes

For upscale shopping in Toronto’s Bloor-Yorkville shopping district, Hazelton Lanes offers an exclusive shopping experience. Opening in 1976, the mall has become one of Toronto’s most luxurious shopping destinations and a favourite among visiting celebrities. Well-appointed boutiques and shops at Hazelton Lanes carry haute couture and high-end fashion lines, including Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Oscar de la Renta, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, and many more. The mall is also home to a fitness spa and Whole Foods Market, a natural foods grocery store.

Shops at Don Mills

The Shops at Don Mills evokes a sense of neighbourhood, with shops surrounding a town square and public art by renowned Canadian novelist and artist Douglas Copland. Located at Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East, the Shops at Don Mills is an open-air shopping mall with stores lining private roads. The mall opened its doors in 2009 and features over 70 shops, services, and eateries. Shops include Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Banana Republic, Coach, and Michael Kors. 

Queens Quay

The intimate Queen’s Quay Terminal is located on Toronto’s beautiful waterfront overlooking the Toronto Islands. Once a hub for arriving ships and storage buildings that supported trade along the St. Lawrence Seaway, you can now find nearly 30 shops and boutiques here, as well as eateries and art galleries. The shopping centre is also the home of the Museum of Inuit Art, which showcases prehistoric to modern Inuit art. The Queen’s Quay Terminal is also where you will find the Fleck Dance Theatre, the venue for the New World Stage International Performance contemporary dance series.

College Park

Once the home of defunct national department store Eaton’s, College Park is a shopping mall housed in a historic early 20th century Art Deco building. In addition to law courts, offices and residences, College Park features over 40 shops, eateries, and services. The mall is an ideal stop for visitors exploring the downtown core, and is a short walk away from several downtown hotels, the University of Toronto and the Provincial Legislature at Queen’s Park. In addition to a diverse food court, College Park also has a large Metro grocery store.

Now you know the best places to shop don’t wait for pay day, dust off the credit card and go wild. If you haven’t got a card at the moment no need to worry just apply for a credit card online.

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