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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this little square, it's always changing and you never know what might be going on while you're there. In the middle of the city so an easy stop along the way. The Toronto sign at night is really fun to see.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Katieliza
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is iconic of Toronto. If you're there, you need to visit here to see the City Hall and Old City Hall. If you're there in the winter time, you can even skate at the Square. Not to mention, it is right next to the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Globalglasses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently the original Chinatown area of Toronto, the square is very picturesque. The contrast of new and old buildings naturally coming together to form a striking backdrop.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 135DavidS135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No crowds, plenty of time to take photos, clean. We visited in the afternoon and then again in the evening when the Toronto sign was lit up. Spectacular especially as the reflections in the lake made the pictures even better. Definitely worth a visit on...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Debs123452014
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

Love this square. Every corner is perfect for pictures. The big “Toronto” letters and the arcs are the most have pic.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jenny_7801
Reviewed September 19, 2019

stay away at night, Toronto is a gang infested city with daily shooting, innocent victims among those targeted. Go the NYC, much safer

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tony R
Reviewed September 17, 2019

A day in the square for many yrs my late uncle was a councillor there for many yrs and had a great time having lunch there or skating as a kid even the tree lighting cermony in dec great memories

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariannelofranco
Reviewed September 17, 2019

Nathan Philips Square is the most visited in the city. There are activities going on here all the time such as art fairs, music performances or farm markets. Tourist buses park here and there are many food trucks serving fast lunches. I often find myself...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aesta
Reviewed September 12, 2019

The square is in front of Toronto’s city hall and its main feature is the large “TORONTO” sign that is lit up at night. It’s a great place for taking photos. There are tables and benches in area but there isn’t much shade. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bill C
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Have restrooms in the area. Walked from CN tower here for picture of the Toronto Sign then easy walk to China town from here

Date of experience: August 2019
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July 18, 2019|
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Response from Debby059 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that week there is the Bollywood film festival but there are always lots of things going on around the city
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Betula103 | Reviewed this property |
Early afternoon on Tuesday 5th June it was not toocrowded.
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Marianna M | Reviewed this property |
It becomes a fountain in the Spring. So it won't be open when you go.