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Nathan Phillips Square

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Address: 100 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
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Great way to spend a couple of hours

Great place to spend a couple of hours in any season. Located in front of City Hall and directly beside Old City Hall (court house). Enjoy ice skating in the winter or grab a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
lisa23582015
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Toronto, Canada
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Skating available at this time of year-February 2017. Skates for hire or bring your own.I did not notice if lessons were available

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Thank Jill W
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the TORONTO sign.. love the rink.. I just sat there and people watched for an hour.. great place to hide in plain sight

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Thank 416GYPSY
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited and skated on the skating rink. Free of charge. Skates available for $10. No BeaverTails or food stands. Small concession stand beside the rink and that is it. Not much to do unless you are there to skate or there for an event

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend a couple of hours in any season. Located in front of City Hall and directly beside Old City Hall (court house). Enjoy ice skating in the winter or grab a snack from the food vendor trucks and relax on a bench in the the summer. The square hosts farmers markets, concerts and plenty of other markets... More 

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Thank lisa23582015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start at Nathan Phillip Square where City of Toronto offices are housed and the Farmers Market operates 1 day per week in Summer. Check Toronto.com for schedule. Explore Eaton Centre, old City Hall, Courthouse and Queens Park. Stop for drinks at the Sheraton Long Bar and dinner at any of the restaurants around there as lots of great food in... More 

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Halifax
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit Nathan Phillips Square and you can take your photo with Toronto's new icon - an ever-changing colourful sign. In summer, enjoy the fountains and food vendors. In winter, skate on the rink at the square's centre. Afterward, take time for a tour of City Hall.

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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

View Old City Hall across from newer City Hall. In winter skate on the outdoor rink. Love the TORONTO sign with so many colors.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From skating in the winter, to markets in the summer Nathan P's is always a great place to spend a little time in Toronto. There are always events on from Philippine fest to winter fest, fireworks and concerts. Always check out TripAdvisor.com to find out what's going on there. With the new addition of the Toronto sign (similar to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must have photo! Missed the Christmas tree light up. Am sure it's beautiful. Bring your own skates if you wanna spend the afternoon some outdoor fun and shed the chills. Walking distant to Toronto Eaton Center and shirt drive to St Lawrence Market (if walk prob 30-40 mins)

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tourist attraction when in the city. In the winter they turn it into an ice rink and you can even rent skates there. A must do at least once in your life

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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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