LocationToronto, Ontario time.png Duration3 hours (approx.) adult.png Per Person View price
Tour Inclusions
  • Hire a guide who speaks English and is familiar with the area.
  • Take a break at a nearby café to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.
  • Try out a snack from a food vendor who is native to the region.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Toronto's Chinatown by taking in the sights, sounds, and smells.
  • Discover the distinct, creative vibes of Kensington Market, a one-of-a-kind location.
  • Explore the lesser-known passageways and alleys to view stunning graffiti art.

Toronto's Kensington Market And Chinatown On Foot

It is a fascinating experience that takes visitors on a journey of discovery through the city's vibrant cultural hub by Exploring Toronto's Kensington Market and Chinatown on Foot. Kensington Market, located in the heart of the city, is a unique and bohemian neighborhood that is rich in history and character. The area is renowned for its eclectic mix of vintage shops, food stalls, and colorful street art, all of which add to its charm.

Toronto's Chinatown, on the other hand, has been a bustling center of Chinese culture that has been a part of the city since the 19th century. Visitors can take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this legendary district, which is home to a wide array of traditional Chinese restaurants, shops, and markets. Chinatown is a fascinating place to explore, with its ornate gateways, colorful buildings, and lively street performances.

Touring these two neighborhoods on foot is a great way to truly experience the city and its inhabitants. The tour leads visitors through concealed pathways and back alleys, providing an opportunity to explore exceptional graffiti art, historic structures, and undisclosed treasures that they might not come across otherwise. The tour also includes a stop at a local café, where visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and sample some of the local snacks.

Overall, exploring Toronto's Kensington Market and Chinatown on Foot is an unforgettable experience that's perfect for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the city's culture and history.

Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Kensington Market

    Discover Kensington Market's transformation from a working-class Jewish market to a bohemian marketplace over coffee or tea at a local cafe. This multicultural neighborhood has embraced waves of immigration, resulting in its diverse sounds, flavors, and colors. It does'nt have any McDonald's or Starbucks, as large corporations are unwelcome here. Savor international flavors at a local food vendor and visit vintage shops, cafes, and bars. You'll be captivated by the area's graffiti murals, which have become an iconic feature of the neighborhood. Learn more from your local guide on this admission-free tour of Toronto's Kensington Market.

    Toronto, ON, Canada 1 hour
  • 2.

    Chinatown

    Just beside Kensington Market lies Chinatown, which is not only one of Canada's largest Chinese communities but also one of North America's largest Chinatowns. It's a bustling area where something is always going on, and there are numerous stories to hear. During your Toronto tour, your guide will share with you some fascinating local tales and historical information about Chinatown. Additionally, you will likely receive restaurant recommendations that will be useful after your tour since there are so many dining options in the area. Admission is free.

    Toronto, ON, Canada 1 hour

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Canceling 24 hours before the experience allows for a complete refund.
  • To receive a full refund, cancel 24 hours before the experience start time.
  • Refunds are not available if you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience begins.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the start time will not be accepted.
  • The cut-off times for cancellation are based on the local time of the experience.

Other Information

  • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking.
  • This tour is suitable for children. Children under 6 are allowed to participate at no additional charge. Please inform us if you plan to bring a child under 6.
  • The tour involves a significant amount of walking, so it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes.
  • This tour is not accessible for wheelchairs.
  • The location is near public transportation.
  • Most people can participate in this tour.
  • This tour will have a maximum of 12 participants.
  • Intrepid Urban Adventures - Canada operates this tour/activity.

Tour Exclusions

  • Get picked up from and dropped off at your hotel.
  • Tips are included.
  • Extra snacks and drinks are available for purchase.
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