6 Weird Things I Did in Toronto

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Last week I was in Toronto for the first leg of my one-month trip through Canada, and it wasn’t my first time visiting so I decided to spice things up and seek a few different and beautifully weird things through the city. 

1. Biblio-mat

This vintage-looking machine is located at a bookstore named The Monkey’s Paw, and if you give it a toonie ($2) it gives you a surprise book in exchange! All the books are old and unique so it’s even more awesome.

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I got The Flying Dutchman!

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2. The Rock

A billion-year-old rock has been put back together in the middle of the Village of Yorkville Park, which is a really nice park to wander through!

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3. Bata Shoe Museum

So, I know this is actually pretty popular, and it’s on most lists of things to do in Toronto, but when you stop to think about it, a museum of shoes is kind of weird. A good weird, though. I’m so glad I went, this museum is so interesting.

Tip: Pay what you can on Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.

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4. Thomas Fisher Library of Rare Books

Not weird per say, but not exactly what pops into mind when thinking of things to do in Toronto. And it’s awesome.

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5. Puppy Fountain

Found this as I wandered. Pretty awesome, right?

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6. Half House

Yep, that is exactly what it is. Half a house.

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This is it! The weird things I got to see/do in Toronto on my last trip! I just love this city; always new things to discover!

Have you done any of these things?

Do you know more weird/unique things I should try out next time I go?

Please let me know in the comments!

12 thoughts on “6 Weird Things I Did in Toronto

  1. I love the half house!!
    I would have recommended going to “Honest Ed’s”. The oldest, biggest, weirdest discount store I have seen…

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    But it was closed down December 31st of last year…. Sad, really. It was a “must” in town!

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  2. These are so cool discoveries! I saw the dog fountain as wellI and it made me laugh! 🙂 I might be in Toronto another day before leaving so I’ll definitely keep in mind this post! Thanks for sharing Audrey! 🙂

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