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Address: 100 Queen St. W. | (at Bay St.), Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
Phone Number: 416-392-9111
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Designed by a famous Finnish architect, this modern building is home to the...

Designed by a famous Finnish architect, this modern building is home to the Toronto City Council.

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Toronto's most beautiful focal point!

My wife and I along with two friends went to Toronto City Hall to welcome the new Year 2016 at the stroke of midnight. We had a fantastic time! The building was designed by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JeanandSue
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight after dinner at the Sheraton Centre we walked to subway and look at the Toronto City Hall. It is one of Toronto's best known landmarks. Its stunning, modernist structure makes it an ideal symbol of a dynamic and growing city.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a very modern architecture, the New City Hall in Toronto is definitely a must see during your visit even if it is just to take a picture.

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1 Thank ILoVermont555
Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great outside architecturally but the square is a mess (currently under construction so one can hope), and the inside mundane and confusing. Still as a city symbol it is hopeful and iconic. Perhaps there are tours. Keep meaning to try

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Malaga, Spain
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391 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This stunning building was opened in 1965 and still looks up to date so advanced was it at the time of building. The Finnish architect Viljo Revell unfortunately never saw the finished building as he died just before it was complete. The theory, apparently, behind the design is an EYE, all seeing outwards and inwards. There are two arc shaped... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I along with two friends went to Toronto City Hall to welcome the new Year 2016 at the stroke of midnight. We had a fantastic time! The building was designed by architect Viljo Revell. Construction began in 1961 and completed in 1965. The two Towers are of different height, overlooking Nathan Philips Square, where people are skating... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took some friends for ice skating there, the price is 10 dollars for 2 hours, we waited 15 minutes in line to get the skates and it was worth it. Zamboni comes every hour to guarantee the ice will be great for skating. It was great!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

had to go to city hall for errands and then hung out and watched skating and the sign out front is fantastic.. glad rob ford is not around anymore..lol

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Toronto, Canada
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857 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Even if it's just to look at the architecture this is a great place to go. If you lucky enough to be there when something is going on that's the bonus, I was there during Nuit Blanche and I can only say that this place never gets old. I still love to come here and it was great with N.B.going... More 

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The building certainly is unique with it two tower, curved design. There is a large concrete courtyard that I am sure is used for many gatherings throughout the year. A pool on the south end of the courtyard accents the area. There is what looks like a temporary "Toronto" colorfully lighted sign near the pool that is perfect for pictures.... More 

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Toronto
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694 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

In the summer, there are beautiful pools and fountains. In the winter, it's a skating rink. At Christmas there is a huge tree, and fireworks some nights. The building itself is made to look like an eye from above. The TORONTO sign from the recent Pan Am games remains on site for photos. Often there are art fairs, etc. When... More 

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