Hidden Gems New & Notable

Discover Ontario with @AlexStrohl

Earlier this month photographer @AlexStrohl paid Toronto a visit to discover some of his favourite hidden gems around the city. Named by Buzzfeed as one of “23 Instagrams To Follow To Travel The World In 2014”, his images uncover some of the city’s most beautiful sights to visit (or revisit). Here’s Toronto, as seen through Alex’s lens.

“Watching planes go by from Toronto’s Harbourfront”

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“Exploring Toronto Island with @coomeshot”

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“My friend @tonoariki showed me around his favourite spots of Toronto, this was shot at the Allen Lambert Hall designed by Santiago Calatrava”.

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“An little gem of Toronto: The ceiling of the CIBC Bank on King and Bay, can’t get enough of these patterns”

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“I loved connecting with Toronto Instagrammers, this is @coomeshot, he likes this skyline and so do I”

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Room with a view – Westin Harbour Castle: “Not bad waking up to this”

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“Caught sunset at Polson Pier, thanks to @tonoariki and @coomeshot for taking me there”


“Paid a visit to the Flatiron by night”
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“For this view of Toronto, take the ferry to the island and walk west, towards the Toronto Island Park”

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“Quiet time on the island, my favourite place so far in the city”

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“Toronto at dusk. While visiting Toronto, make sure to catch a ferry to the island for sunset, one of the most picturesques skylines I have seen”.

Copyright Alex StrohlFor more of Alex’s photos visit us on Instagram, or give Alex a follow here. Want to share your own Ontario photos with us? Just tag them #DiscoverOntario! To plan your own trip to Toronto, click here.

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