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Type of Attraction
Neighborhoods, Shopping Areas & Stores
Interests That Apply
Shopping, Local Culture, Culinary Arts, Photography
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Busy/High traffic
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Dinner Lunch
Restrooms: Availability Unknown
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Address: Phone:
Spadina Ave and Dundas St
(from Queen to College and east and west of Spadina)
Toronto, ON M5T 2E9
+1 416 203 2600 (Tourist Information Centre)


Although there are several Chinese districts in the Greater Toronto area, including the Don Valley Chinatown East, purists still refer to this one as the Chinatown. On wide streets lined with bright lights, shops sell everything from medicinal herbs to take-out kung po gai ding. While some of the small shops hold form to more traditional ways, the Dragon City Shopping Mall at Dundas and Spadina is the ultimate East meets West shopping experience. The district is also restaurant rich, and although some of them may look daunting to the uninitiated, the food is invariably excellent. Payment method varies by store.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Notes: Hours vary according to venue and business.
Visit Time: 1hr-2hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free


Outdoor with some covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: Queens Park
Best Modes of Transportation: Walking
Notes: The Spadina Streetcar runs nearby.
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: Parking may be very limited in this area.

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