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Mount Pleasant Cemetery

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Address: 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. | At Merton St., Toronto, Ontario M8S 1B6, Canada
Phone Number: 416 485 9129
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Beautiful and peaceful cemetery containing the graves of several notable...

Beautiful and peaceful cemetery containing the graves of several notable Canadians.

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A nice place to walk or bike

I love to walk and bike around this cemetery. It is a nice quiet place right in downtown Toronto. There are lots of interesting dead people to visit as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Toronto
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love to walk and bike around this cemetery. It is a nice quiet place right in downtown Toronto. There are lots of interesting dead people to visit as well.

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Thank turkstraveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attending a ceremony to remember the loss of a loved one or good friend is never easy. They do a first rate job of making the best out of a day we all don't want to have yet these situations will always happen.

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Thank Michael B
Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Looking for a place for quiet relaxation in Toronto when you have a car is not so easy. But there is this beautifully quiet street that runs through this very large cemetery. Over the years I have come and rested here many times. But this time was special. I received a call from my friend Doug to play some chess,... More 

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Thank Mitch G
Toronto, Canada
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627 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This is a beautiful place, whether or not you have family/friends in the cemetery. Manicured grounds are great for running, walking and cycling.

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Thank must_travel_soon_10
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Mount pleasant is an amazing outdoor park( with a lot of locals jogging/cutting through/ kids playing) with some pretty cool sculptures and mausoleums( The Masey Mausoleum is my favourite!). You would need to know canadian history to hunt for graves though. If you want an older, more historical cemetery, try the necropolis.

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Thank Luka V
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

A beautiful cemetery in the upper/mid part of the city. You can drive or take TTC to get there. There is free parking in different lots in the cemetery. Many paths that are paved and great for running, walking or biking. There are several old parts of the cemetery as well as new parts and mausoleums. It can be a... More 

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Thank Steph M
toronto, canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I often walk thru the cemetery on my way somewhere, ride my bike, or go running thru the paths in the mornings. I live nearby and it is a lovely part of the city. There are a number of famous people buried here including prime ministers , Glenn Gould, etc and some interesting monuments and crypts.

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Thank NicholasNicholas
around the world
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85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Nice cemetery for a quiet walk - well kept and cyclist/cars don't go too quickly through this area. A good option for crossing from Yonge to Mount Pleasant if you aren't rushing

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Weither by car on a beautiful drive through the cemetery or for an amazing walk this is a great spot to go! See gravestones and mausaleums of many of the fathers of the Toronto as well as a huge variety of trees, shrubs and flowers. Worth a visit.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My wife's father and his parents are buried in a plot at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. We occasionally visit the grave site and always end up walking throughout the cemetery because for starters, it is beautiful and peaceful. The trees are enormous. Its a great place to go if you want a quiet place to think and just get away... More 

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