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Characterized by Victorian and Edwardian homes, The Beach has been a popular summer getaway spot since the late 19th century. Well-known for its kilometres of boardwalk, sandy beaches and parks, The Beach is also home to Kew Gardens, the Beaches International Jazz Festival and quirky specialty shops lining Queen Street East.

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