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Mount Pleasant Cemetery

375 Mount Pleasant Rd. | At Merton St., Toronto, Ontario M8S 1B6, Canada
416 485 9129
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Ranked #55 of 313 attractions in Toronto
Type: Cemeteries
Description: Beautiful and peaceful cemetery containing the graves of several notable Canadians.
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Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This is a large mid-city series of cemeteries that are near two large city streets and the Yonge subway line (between Davisville and St Clair). If you are looking for relatives, there is a good office with a computerized "look-up" system. The area is large so use the map to get to where you need.

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Toronto
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a great place to walk by yourself or with friends. The roads circle round and it can get a bit confusing at times. Follow the road with lines down the middle to get to the exit on Yonge Street.

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Waterloo, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

A place of solace and comfort! Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is a peaceful spot to walk through or just to sit and meditate. This cemetery is well maintained nestled in the heart of Toronto. It is full of history.

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The cemetery is lovely to walk through any time of year, but to fully appreciate its tranquility and history, get away from the roads next to busy Yonge Street, Mount Pleasant and Bayview. In other words, stay in the middle parts of both sections of the cemetery. There is plenty of Toronto history there with modest stones mixed in with... More

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melbourne
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70 reviews 70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I can't recommend the walks that emanate from this oasis of peace in inner suburban Toronto more highly. Having just arrived from an intercontinental flight I needed somewhere to stretch my legs in the spring sunshine and downloaded a map from the Toronto tourism site. So glad I did. Commencing at the Mount Pleasant Rd entrance to the cemetery you... More

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Calgary, Canada
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130 reviews 130 reviews
12 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

That cemetery is amazing, it's extremely peaceful and there is even a classic orchestra during the Summer months. It's really nice if you are looking for something quiet and beautiful.

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

quiet and serene space for a meditative walk, a jog or a photographic adventure. Open all year round the cemetery boasts beautiful headstones and sculptures that come to life in the early morning or late evening hours.

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Oshawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

The cemetery is always tranquil, and well maintained. Our son is buried there and we are very comfortable going to visit the site.

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Orangeville, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

history and beauty come together, very peaceful and clean, relaxing too. one day just didnt do it so we will be going back soon,

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Toronto, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

A few years ago- I went on a walking tour that featured various trees in Mount Pleasant. I could not believe how spacious and beautiful it was . I have wanted to go back and haven't(yet). I would highly recommend a visit.

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