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Flatiron Building

49 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C9, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 362-3444
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Ranked #113 of 341 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks
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Beaumont
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Nice architecture, making for some nice pictures. Watch out for traffic as you try to find the best angle to get your picture. I took some pictures from the boulevard in between the lanes of traffic, so I could get a front view with part of the Toronto skyline in the background.

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Sligo, Ireland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
68 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Good for some photographs, but that's all really. Set at a busy junction so be careful. There's a nice park nearby too.

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Calgary, Canada
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349 reviews 349 reviews
200 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Admire the architecture and snap a photo of this iconic building on your way to the St. Lawrence Market. Each side of the street provides a different perspective. Take your time to look around, but be careful of traffic. You can also see the Flatiron from the city sightseeing bus.

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Toronto, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

If you're after the perfect photo of Toronto then this may very well be it. With the CN Tower and tall office towers in the background, the Flatiron Building makes for an excellent photo of Toronto. It is a great glimpse into Toronto's past and in many ways is a better example of a flatiron building than some of its... More

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Birmingham UK
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144 reviews 144 reviews
110 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Great building to have as a photo backdrop and good in early evening with sun setting. Put up before New York's so history too.

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Belfast, N. Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

One of Toronto's iconic historic buildings. It's a British pub chain, but the décor is in keeping with the building and they serve a nice range of beers and food. A good homemade burger, fries and a pint cost less than twenty dollars. Staff friendly and helpful, and a nice seating outside for watching the world pass by.

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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Not too many cities can say they have a Flatiron building. This is indeed a unique architectural feat. Interesting corner to stand at and photograph, with the CN Tower and Office Towers in the background.

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Whitney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

a really interesting and unique building in the heart of Toronto...I always loved looking at it. It's even weirder if you manage to get inside it.

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I am originally from New York, so it has always bugged me that this is called "the Flatiron Building". The New York original was a major advance in construction and design, and a whole bigger than this place. Other than being similarly shaped, due to the convergence of two streets at an oblique angle, there is nothing in any way... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is a brilliant spot from which to take a scenic photo of the downtown core and the CN tower. Not to mention that a trop here gets you write by the St. Lawrence Market.

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