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.

Tip: You can bypass the lineups and save almost 50% on the CN Tower and 4 other 'must see' Toronto attractions by purchasing a Toronto CityPASS prior to your vacation.

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

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Yes

Open Now: No

Hours This Week:
  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM

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

Phone: (416) 868-6937

Official Website: CN Tower

Directions

TTC Subway Line Nearest Station Walking Time
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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Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5

5 Star Rating One of the best views in Toronto and if you have the chance try the 360 restaurant it's amazing!

felixantoine bordeleau - 1 day ago

5 Star Rating Go in January! No queue at all! Check the menue offers for the restaurant, free lift included in the offer, 56$ for 2 courses... only the lift is 36$

Neil Barson - 17 days ago

5 Star Rating I loved the experience! The glass floor! Omg it was very scary... Excellent place to go with family and friends... But it's really expensive just to go that level.

Allie-B Rattray - 21 days ago

5 Star Rating The amazing landmark of Toronto, CN Tower is one of the great places to see. It's fantastic to see the entire Toronto from the tallest point in the city. It's a little expensive but the experience is worthy and the staff will make it even better. There's restaurant as well which I haven't tried yet.

Payam Masjedi - 3 months ago

5 Star Rating Our wait was short as was the ride to the top. These elevators are fast and the view on the way up is a teaser as to what you will see. It is just beautiful as you walk around the top, the city of Toronto itself and on a clear day you can see the mist from Niagara Falls. Prices were reasonable, it was the parking that puts a dent in your pocketbook. Well worth taking the time to visit, loved it! Would love to have seen sunset but our timing didn't allow it. Plan for a couple of hours and the gift shop is awesome! ❤️

Debra Whitesell - 3 months ago

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Canadian Tourism overview of the CN Tower

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