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Best Instagrammable Places to Visit in Toronto 


If you thought your Instagram feed couldn’t get any better, just wait until your followers see what you share from Toronto. This city is packed with incredible sights, culture, and spots, making it a paradise for Instagrammers. 

Want to see why? Lucky you – we’ve rounded up the top Instagrammable places in Toronto that’ll have your followers double-tapping in no time. So, if you’re planning a trip to the city, don’t miss out on these amazing spots!

CN Tower


Address: 290 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-868-6937

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

If you’re looking to spice up your IG feed with some killer shots, then the CN Tower is where it’s at. From up there, you’ve got the whole city sprawled out below you, making for some seriously stunning shots. Not to mention the glass floor that’s perfect for those heart-racing selfies! 

Then there’s the tower itself. Want great shots of it from outside? Head to Toronto Island. Want a killer backdrop? We advise waiting for either the fiery sunset or a special event/festival. 

Why? You’ll get a shot of it against a backdrop of fireworks for Insta gold.

Graffiti Alley

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Address: Toronto, ON, Canada

Operating hours: Open 24 hours

Imagine a colorful, vibrant maze of street art stretching as far as the eye can see. That’s Graffiti Alley for you. Every corner, every wall is like a canvas just waiting for your phone to capture that Instagram-worthy snap. 

From larger-than-life murals (go panoramic!) to tiny, intricate details (time to break out the zoom), there’s something for every feed. 

The best part is that it’s constantly changing. Artists from all over come to leave their mark here, so you never know what new masterpiece you’ll stumble upon!

Allan Gardens Conservatory

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Address: 160 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-392-7288 

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Flower aficionados, are you ready to elevate your Insta game with a burst of botanical beauty? Head to Allan Gardens Conservatory for the ultimate floral feed! 

It’s among the prettiest places in the city for floral shots. Come here for color and verdant, super-lush backgrounds. Great for close-ups too – we recommend the delicate orchids or the exotic tropicals.

Also, don’t miss the iconic glass-domed Palm House – it’s simply a photographer’s dream backdrop.

The bottom line is that you’ll find great photo ops here, but be subtle and stay on the paths and out of the garden collections. You’ll want to take amazing photos, not break anything!

Gooderham Building

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Address: 49 Wellington St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1C9, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-392-1975

Without a doubt, one of the best Instagram spots in Toronto is the Gooderham Building, also known as the Flatiron Building. Its timeless Victorian design and distinctive triangular shape make every snap a standout one. 

You can capture its elegance from across the street or opt for close-up shots of the building to highlight its intricate details. From some angles, you can even get the CN Tower in the shot.

Quick tip: To dodge the crowds and snag that perfect pic, try going early in the morning so you can steer clear of those unwanted shadow shots from strangers!

Museum of Illusions


Address: 132 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1E2, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-889-2285

Operating hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Snap some mind-blowing pics that’ll make your pals wonder what’s real and what’s just a trick at the Museum of Illusions. 

They have the crazy stuff here like the vortex tunnel, brain-twisting games, and wonky rooms that mess with gravity. And they’re all personalized for you to enjoy again and again.

Don’t forget to play around with the exhibits and let your creative juices flow in your pics! Try out different angles, goofy poses, or whatever floats your boat to capture the magic in your own style.

It’ll probably take you anywhere from 45 minutes to a few hours to go through the whole place, depending on how trigger-happy you are with the camera. Afterwards, make sure to tag them on the gram because they love reposting guest pics on their feed.



Address: 28 Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2J9, Canada

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM | Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

There’s this cool little café smack dab in the heart of Toronto’s Kensington Market called Fika Cafe, which literally means “to go out for coffee”. It’s a hit with locals, especially students, who just need a chill spot to grab some coffee, and maybe a sandwich or pastry too. 

But the real kicker? Their awesome book wall! It’s like a big collage of books and makes the perfect background for your Insta pics. 

Have your friend take a pic of you with this as your backdrop, and your bookworm followers will surely can’t resist double-tapping it.

Yonge-Dundas Square

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Address: 1 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5B 2R8, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-979-9960

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Friday – Sunday: 5:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Yonge-Dundas Square is where Toronto’s energy is electric, and every moment is Instagram-ready. Picture stunning architecture, public performances, art installations, and plenty of local landmarks perfect for your feed. 

But what makes this spot really pop? It has New York’s Times Square vibe, complete with dazzling LED hoarding screens and displays. 

For the ultimate shot, head over to the Dundas Street East sign. Surrounded by beautiful buildings adorned with billboards and towering skyscrapers, it’s a spot with the New York feel given a Toronto twist.

Toronto Harbourfront

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Address: 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-973-4000

Operating hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Toronto Harbourfront, especially around the Harbourfront Centre, has tons of awesome spots to soak in breathtaking views and snap some killer photos. 

Don’t miss the spot near the Mariposa Cruises showboat – it’s perfect for that retro vibe backdrop in a wide-angle shot!

And while you’re there, why not capture some action shots for your Insta? There are plenty of things to do, like strolling the boardwalk, grabbing ice cream, or chilling with a picnic at one of the parks or beaches along the lake.

High Park

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Address: 1873 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-338-0338

Operating hours: Open 24 hours

If you’re after some awesome spring snaps in Toronto, High Park is the place to be! 

Springtime here is buzzing, especially with the cherry blossoms in full bloom. There are also magnolia trees and other stunning spring flowers. 

Moreover, High Park draws locals and tourists alike who flock here to chill, picnic, hike, and soak up the sun. So besides flower pics, you can also snap shots of people enjoying the park (with permission, please!) or just capture the park itself because it’s stunning on its own.

Reunion Coffee Roasters


Address: 385 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2N1, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-551-3431

Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

You know you’re stepping into something quirky the moment you enter Reunion Coffee Roasters in Roncy. Right at the door, a mosaic of floor tiles spells out “COFFEE,” instantly grabbing your attention.

The place exudes a bright, white, minimalist vibe that feels incredibly inviting, with shiny white brick counters and accents of natural wood. The entire area alone is an instant Instagrammable spot itself.

Princes’ Gate

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Address: 11 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada

Operating hours: Open 24 hours

Craving a taste of Europe without leaving Toronto? Princes’ Gates at Exhibition Place is your spot! This stunning archway is a slice of European charm right in the heart of the city. 

It’s quite spacious, so be sure to make use of your phone’s wide-angle lens to capture all the beauty around you. Don’t miss out on the grand columns and the magnificent winged victory statue that sits atop the arch. 

Swing by the old fountain too at the corner of Princes’ Gate – it’s a hidden gem that visitors often miss when they come here!

Sugar Beach

Address: 115 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ditch the filters, because Sugar Beach is Toronto’s very own Instagram filter come to life. Picture candy-pink umbrellas and a giant red swing soaring above the sand – all of this ready to be captured on your IG feed!

Plus, from here, you can snap shots of the Toronto skyline blending seamlessly into Lake Ontario.

Unfortunately, swimming isn’t allowed at Sugar Beach, but that just means you’ll be busy snapping some great pics instead. Luckily, the beach is filled with beautiful fountains and pools that only add to its ambiance – definitely worth checking out!

Distillery District


Address: 55 Mill Street, Toronto ON, M5A 3C4

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you visit The Distillery District, but that’s just part of the fun. This area in Toronto is like a dream for Instagrammers, perfect for snapping those stunning shots. 

The district is full of charming red-brick buildings and cobblestone paths that take you back to Victorian times. 

Nowadays, it’s a bustling hub of art, culture, and commerce, with indie shops selling all sorts of unique goodies. There are also plenty of art galleries, restaurants, and cute cafés that scream Instagram vibes. 

And let’s not forget about the sculptures! The colorful “LOVE” sign and the bright red “big heart” sculpture are total must-sees and must-snaps for your Instagram feed.

Polson Pier

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Address: 11 Polson St, Toronto, ON M5A 1A4, Canada

Operating hours: Open 24 hours

Wanna snag a shot of the entire city in one frame to spruce up your Instagram feed? Look no further than Polson Pier! 

Nestled near the city docks right on the waterfront, this spot offers panoramic views of Toronto. It’s a must-do, especially at dusk when the sun dips behind the skyline or after dark when the city lights up like a Christmas tree.

But that’s not all – besides capturing the city’s skyline, you’ll also have easy access to other Instagram-worthy spots like the Rebel entertainment complex and the Cabana Waterfront Patio. 

Nathan Phillips Square

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Address: 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N1, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-392-2489

Operating hours: Open 24 hours

What screams Toronto more than snapping Insta pics with the iconic Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square? Right across from City Hall, it’s the go-to spot where you can totally vibe with the rainbow colors and maple leaf vibe of the sign.

The best part is that the photo adventure doesn’t end there. This lively square in the heart of downtown is bursting with Insta-worthy moments too.

Catch candid shots of the buzzing crowd, winter skating, a concert, or the weekly farmer’s market. And don’t forget to climb the stairs for some awesome views from the viewing platform here.