CN Tower

The CN Tower rises to a breathtaking height above Downtown Toronto providing visitors with spectacular views of the city for miles around

CN Tower at night
CN Tower at night cc licensed photo by Wladyslaw Sojka

The most widely recognized landmark in Toronto, the CN Tower soars high above the surrounding buildings of Toronto's skyline. A marvel of modern engineering and architecture, it is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

So just how tall is the CN Tower? At 1818 feet the CN Tower was the tallest freestanding structure in the world when it was first completed back in 1975 until 2007 when the Burj Khalifa Skyscraper in Dubai surpassed it.

From the 1136 foot LookOut you will enjoy a 360° unobstructed view of the city of Toronto and the beautiful lakeshore area below. One level down at 1122 feet you may feel your knees go wobbly if you brave a walk on the 256 square foot Glass Floor. At this level you will also experience the Outdoor Observation Area. For an additional charge you can take another elevator up to the 1465 foot level SkyPod, an even higher viewpoint of the city. There is also a theatre currently featuring a 15 minute film called The Red Rocket which takes you on an immersive journey showcasing the electric streetcars that have provided transportation in the city since 1890. For some fine dining with a spectacular 360° view you may want to try the revolving restaurant located above the LookOut at 1151 feet.

If you are really adventurous you may want to try the new EdgeWalk, a thrilling attraction that must be booked ahead. See EdgeWalk at the CN Tower for more details.

At nighttime you can enjoy the spectacular lighting that accentuates the tower from bottom to top. The energy efficient LED lighting is normally red and white to celebrate Canada, but changes on some nights to commemorate or celebrate special occassions, holidays or events. There is also a brief light show at the top of the tower for a few minutes at the top of each hour. Of course, the lighting can be enjoyed from any vantage point in the city that you can see the tower from.

For additional information about the CN Tower and its many attractions visit their official website linked above.

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: CN Tower

Fee: Yes

Closed Now

Regular Hours:

  • Monday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Sunday: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Category: Landmarks & Historical Buildings Observatories

Address: 301 Front Street W
Toronto, ON M5V 2T6
Canada

Phone: +1 416-868-6937

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4 Star Rating A friend and I ventured to the CN Tower on a sunny day about an hour before sunset and we had a really pleasant experience. We took photos with the... Read More

Cher A. Apr-07-2019

5 Star Rating Expensiveeeeee... but the views are worth it! We contemplated buying tickets solely for the tower. However, this was a better deal. The food was... Read More

Taraija M. Mar-10-2019

4 Star Rating Very cool iconic tower and a must see even if you're not the touristy type...We were visiting from Chicago and noticed this beaming tower from virtually... Read More

Nancy L. Mar-03-2019

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Directions

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Yonge-University-SpadinaUnion Station8 Minutes

How to get to CN Tower by TTC Subway

No Bus required. From Union Station walk west along Front Street or exit to Union Train Station and follow the SkyWalk.

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