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Sometimes derided for being a tired attraction (after a 30-year run, it lost the title of world’s tallest free-standing structure a few years ago), Toronto’s icon is still indisputably in your face, providing astonishing views, particularly of all the new downtown construction, which climbs ever upward to its lower viewing deck. The CN Tower’s EdgeWalk, introduced a few years ago, gives thrill-seekers a chance to get some air walking on the roof and leaning vertiginously on their tether over the side of the main pod. Different LED light schemes play out on the tower’s exterior from dusk till 2am; the best one lights the main deck to look like a throbbing UFO hanging over the city.

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Venue name: CN Tower
Contact:
Address: 301 Front St W
Toronto
M5V 2T6
Cross street: at John St
Opening hours: Daily except Dec 24, 8am–11pm for all observation levels; restaurant hours vary
Transport: Subway Line 1 to Union Station/Streetcar 510 Spadina
Price: General admission $35; seniors and children $25. SkyPod access $12 all ages. EdgeWalk $195 including video, photos and re-entry to the tower
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