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Toronto Music Garden

475 Queen's Quay W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-338-0338
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An enjoyable mid-June stroll

Last Saturday we went for an enjoyable 30 minute stroll through the Toronto Music Garden along... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rudysterr
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Toronto, Canada
On the waterfront! Not 2km inland.

Delightful garden which was a perfect change of pace from our hectic morning. Lovely planting with... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Barry & Julie J
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Narangba
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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 Cello. Starting off with the curves and bends of the riverscape, guests make their way through six sections of the garden ending at the Giant Grass Steps, which form a curved amphitheater where performances take place in the summer.
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“yo yo ma” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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475 Queen's Quay W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Queen Street and West Queen West
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+1 416-338-0338
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last Saturday we went for an enjoyable 30 minute stroll through the Toronto Music Garden along Queen's Quay West. The winding pathways and views of the waterfront and CN Tower were complimented by the lush plantings and colourful floral beds. The cooling breeze from the...More

Thank rudysterr
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Delightful garden which was a perfect change of pace from our hectic morning. Lovely planting with twisting, turning paths and a musical theme.

Thank Barry & Julie J
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is one of the more unusual things to do in the city, and it should be high on the list for visitors to check out if they want to experience something about Toronto other than the normal trappings which can be found in any...More

Thank Edward W
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Trip advisor map selection sends you to Queen Street instead of Queens Quay. Kind of important mistake!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

An experience combining classical music of very high quality,canadian horticulture and venice USA style people all against a backdrop of boats,harbour and various aerial activities.Enjoy!

Thank hironimaus
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Perhaps the information given in the booklet was missing details because there was no music as I stroll around the garden. It was not what it was called.

Thank MPIRON
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I had downloaded the Bach Suite No. 1 beforehand and listened to it as I strolled the garden. I am glad I did because I never found the office for the self-guided tour. Also, if you are thinking a picnic or snack---be advised there is...More

Thank dorotheas117
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The peace and quiet and beauty that surrounds this hidden gem is shocking! Recommend it to come and read a book, just relax, watch the boats.

Thank Angelica A
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Ok I love gardens of all kinds. this one I had read about in horticulture magazine this spring and wanted to try--planned a whole trip to Toronto for it. Don't do that. If you are in the area and walking along the harbor- sure stop...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Cracking area of be­­­autiful flowers, pl­a­nts, and paths. Do­es­n't take long to exp­lore, but in aut­umn or spring it is actu­ally excell­ent early mornings for birdwa­tching with go­od num­bers of Warbl­ers, Vi­reos and Fly­catchers.

Thank MrMrsHappyR
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Haideh M
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What did you mean?
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charmingccc
11 April 2017|
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Response from Edita D | 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
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Edita D | Reviewed this property |
It's best to visit in the summer:)
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