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"Canada's wonder of the world" CN Tower Tip by kris-t

CN Tower, Toronto: 199 reviews and 297 photos

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Construction on the CN Tower started on February 6, 1973 by Canadian National Railway who wanted to build a large TV and radio communication platform to service the Greater Toronto Area and also to demonstrate the strength of Canadian industry.

A metal staircase with 1,776 steps reaches the Sky Pod level (447m/1465ft/147 stories) and is the tallest metal staircase on earth. These stairs are intended for emergency use and are not open to the public, except for twice a year for charity stairclimb events: around Earth Day in the spring by the World Wildlife Fund; and in the fall by the United Way's Toronto chapter.

Address: 301 Front St. W.
Directions: In the heart of Downtown Toronto, right in between the SkyDome and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Front Street, just north of Bremner Blvd.
othercontact: info@cntower.ca
Phone: 416 601 4707
Website: http://www.cntower.ca/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 22, 2006
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