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Beautiful gardens by the lake

Beautiful gardens by the lake. I have loved running and walking through these beautiful gardens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada
Lovely stroll on a summer day

These are beautifully kept gardens right by the water and it was a nicer than I thought stroll. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tim H
Lansing, Michigan
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Landscape designer Julie Messervy and a group of landscape architects from Toronto's Parks and Recreation Department designed the waterfront's Music Garden in such a way that it actually interprets in nature Bach's First Suite for Unaccompanied...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
475 Queen's Quay W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-338-0338
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful gardens by the lake. I have loved running and walking through these beautiful gardens, perfect for a relaxing time and nice photos,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LinaP8888
Reviewed 4 days ago

These are beautifully kept gardens right by the water and it was a nicer than I thought stroll. The path 'follows' a musical theme, which is rather abstract, but it's nice. There are some great views of the lake, the downtown buildings, and it's a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The music is a charming path along Lake Ontario. In the summer there is mottled shade, cool lake breezes, lovely benches for sitting, and frequent musical performances. In the winter there are beautiful colors: leaves and bark, and the elaborate metalwork is exposed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James T
Reviewed 20 October 2018

You will be in for a treat just visiting this place. It is nice, quiet and inviting. Just sit for awhile and enjoy the inner peace you find in this garden. It is amazing. After a hard day at work, take a stroll into this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leahhannah2018
Reviewed 27 September 2018

it's one of those places in Toronto that I always manage to kind of accidentally stumble upon, it's quite pretty and the thought that went into it is AMAZING but it's also kind of forgettable to be totally honest. very much "oh. yeha. here."

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna E
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Very nicely designed little park next to the marine by the waterfront. It's very well maintained and always nice to walk by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AmelieSL
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This garden is having such a nice design. There are classical concerts scheduled during the summer time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Hidden away by the waterfront, a tranquil spot where the hustle and bustle just fades away, if you are lucky enough to be there when there is a concert and you get on e of the few seat its just paradise, a chance to separate...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daveshent
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a lovely hidden spot down by the waterfront and excellent for a picnic or walk. It's easy to access by public transportation too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bretton1809
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoy local artists on Thursday nights during the summer. Lots of outdoor seating with Music Garden Café, Starbucks and a few good sushi places for grab and go and enjoy while you watch the entertainment. If coming by 509 or 510 streetcar, just get off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Haideh M
10 August 2017|
Response from AngelBebe | Reviewed this property |
What did you mean?
11 April 2017|
Response from EditaD | Reviewed this property |
I would say from late May to end of September. If you want to catch the free shows check out the information on the the harbourfront Centre website under Venues. Enjoy
23 January 2017|
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Response from EditaD | Reviewed this property |
It's best to visit in the summer:)