The Annex

As one of Toronto’s oldest neighbourhoods, the Annex’s Old World feel will transport you back in time. Explore the stunning University of Toronto campus and a modern mix of trendy eats, art galleries and one-of-a-kind shops. On the back streets, you’ll find gorgeous residential homes—many built around 1880—so grab a coffee and explore the unmatched charm.

Don’t miss:

  • A documentary at the Hot Docs Cinema 
  • The Royal Ontario Museum, one of Canada’s largest and most important cultural institutions
  • Biting into the fluffy cloud-like perfection that is Fuwa Fuwa’s Japanese soufflé pancakes
  • An evening of classical music at The Royal Conservatory—Sarah McLachlan and Diana Krall are alumni 
  • A contemplative stroll through Philosopher’s Walk from The Royal Conservatory to the University of Toronto campus 

BOUNDARIES: The area north of Harbord Village and the University of Toronto, roughly bounded by Bathurst Street to the west, Dupont Street to the north, Avenue Road to the east and Bloor Street to the south.

PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): Bathurst, Spadina or St. George subway stations.

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