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Old City Hall

60 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M3, Canada
+1 416-338-0338
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Castle-like building, built in 1899 in the Romanesque Revival style, features a clock tower, "Friends of Old City Hall" exhibit and a War Memorial.
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60 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M3, Canada
+1 416-338-0338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located next to Nathan Phillips Square, the Old City Hall has fine architecture with its clock tower dominating the area. It’s well worth a photo; the best angle is from Nathan Phillips Square, and note the war memorial just in front of the main entrance...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Romanesque building has a traditional clock tower and is a distinguished presence next to the newer City Hall. It has ornamentation lent from ancient Roman art. It serves as a civic building and court house. This building is a massive quad with a center...More

Thank 45DegreesNorth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old city hall is quite close to the new one. It's pretty gothic in style with gargoyles. It's a great stop en route to the Toronto sign (and the new city hall) or to the Easton Centre.

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's basically a building that you pass on your way to either 1) Nathan Phillips Square & the TORONTO sign OR 2) the Eaton Centre. It is interesting to see to compare it to New City Hall (behind Nathan Phillips Square), but it's not a...More

Thank 01BriLee72
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This plaza is a beautiful place to visit. It is located across from the Sheraton hotel. It has a beautiful water pool with fountains. If you are hungry... there are always nice restaurants near by, or if you wish to have a quick meal.... there...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Beautiful building, it's like a castle in the middle of this bustling city!Nice contrast to the new city hall just across the street!Take some pictures as its architecture will astonish you.It gives let's say some taste of Europe in this North American city!

Thank George19802013
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The building itself is absolutely stunning from the outside but the inside is dark and old. It's a courthouse and it also houses Mental Health Court in the basement. It definitely needs upgrading. Anyone can go inside and sit in court to watch and learn.

Thank DoggiePandaFamily
Reviewed 29 March 2017

One of the "hearts" of the city, The Old City Hall will make you smile. Where people hang out together, you can skating during the winter or enjoy a show on the summer. Very convenient location as well, right beside the Eaton Centre.

Thank Tathy_Nit
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you're in Toronto, definitely check this place out, even just for a few minutes. It's super gorgeous!

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Very old building in downtown Toronto. Across the street from our new City Hall. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Tours available.

Thank Linda B
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can we visit the old city hall Toronto? is it open to public? what is the opening hours? will there be admission fee? thanks a lot
25 August 2016|
Response from Chris6115 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% sure of the opening and closing times although it's definitely open between the hours of 10:00 until 16:00. There is a small charge for the tour which we found very interesting and well worth the money. Hope... More
What time does bail court start on a Sunday at old city Hall?
1 November 2015|
Response from B3autyQu33n69 |
What time does bail court start at on Sunday at old city hall?