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Metropolitan United Church

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Address: 56 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2Z3, Canada
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+1 416-363-0331

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Attractive neo-Gothic church

We were here for a splendid performance of Bach's B minor Mass, and we found the acoustics to be very good. The neo-Gothic design is more veident on the outside than the inside... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was here for a musical event. Lovely acoustic space. Historical destination and church. Venue was lovely at this time of year. However very dark outside around church. Better lighting would be good as well as pew seating was extremely uncomfortable and hard on the back. Having attended many churches im not sure why but it was notable many were finding... More 

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Elma, New York
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

I did not get to go inside because there were so many seemingly homeless people blocking the door. I was followed by several people asking for money. I just felt uncomfortable in this space, which is unfortunate because it has a park like setting and looks like it could be quite nice. I wouldn't really wander back that way. It... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

We were here for a splendid performance of Bach's B minor Mass, and we found the acoustics to be very good. The neo-Gothic design is more veident on the outside than the inside, which is a bit of a mish-mash in styles. The church has some nice stained glass.

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Metropolitan United Church has a long history. It hosts many non-religious events. We attended a "Kirtan Wallah". For such a large sanctuary there was no noticeable echo that one might expect. If you visit this church take time to examine the reredos behind the altar; it is very ornate and detailed. The altar itself has a relief of the last... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We attended a wedding in the wonderful sanctuary of this church. Huge, picturesque, large columns, tiled floors yest warm and calming. I felt very welcomed and comfortable and relaxed as we waited for the bride to arrive and the ceremony to start. Some churches can be cold and not too approachable but you could wonder at will and explore without... More 

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Reviewed 24 April 2012

The musical experience the choir offers week after week is outstanding! Though the Met choir is such a standout, there are so many more and varied musical offerings at the Met contributing to its unique ablity to celebrate life and worhsip through beautiful music. Sermons outstanding, the total production of some Sunday services are worthy of charging for!

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Dresden, Canada
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

If you are ever in Toronto, This amazing piece of Toronto History is a must See ! Sunday morning service is something to behold. The Minister's are friendly, and have a great sense of humor. Ive never felt so much at home whenever I've attended this architectural splendour. The hospitality Ive witnessed throughout my visits, have been top notch !!... More 

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