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Address: 27 King's College Cir, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-978-2011
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Near the Royal Ontario Museum at Spadina and Bloor, the University of Toronto campus is definitely worth a look. A variety of architectural styles and heritage buildings in a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Las PInas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was just an average place to be in. The field was ok to walk on and the surrounding buildings served as good backgrounds to some pictures.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the Royal Ontario Museum at Spadina and Bloor, the University of Toronto campus is definitely worth a look. A variety of architectural styles and heritage buildings in a park-like setting just a few steps away from a major intersection with shops and restaurants. Bring your camera.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a Saturday and could wander around outside the old buildings some of which are under restoration and additions are underway.Very photogenic.

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Thank Iona B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Campus buildings are old and have unique styles. I liked to walk even though I wasn't a student there .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love walking thru the old campus every time I visit Toronto. Also check out the Trinity College buildings. Easily accessible from the 1 subway at Museum or Queens Park, as well as the Spadina & College street tram/bus stops.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Buildings are beautiful, look like small castles. There are many gardens, and you can see squirrels in the summer. Nice place to take a walk in the morning

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The U of T has 3 campuses. However the St-George (downtown) campus is the most famous. Definitely a great place to see in the summer. Go see the Hart House and just walk around the campus. See King's College Circle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Regular walks through the grounds of the University of Toronto from hotel to meetings is the best way to start a day. Every corner provides a peek at the past through the variety of old buildings, statues, grounds as well as a look at modern gems of architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Didn't visit the castle during the day but went in the evening for the haunted house - wow! What an amazing, original event! Really fun, scary and high budget. Loved it!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Walking the pathways, courtyards, and halls of the old U of T campus is great - reserving a table first at the Hart House Gallery Grill for lunch/brunch is a treat.

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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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