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New City Hall

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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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This is where the city Councillors rip of tax payers

Nice building to see where tax payers get the bad end of the stick. Nice to see where it all takes place

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
MellyMel1517
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing evening spent at The Torobto City Hall with the 3D letters displayed in front of city hall. The #share3dto footsteps painted on the sue walk gives you perfect pictures. A lovely summers evening at city hall

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Thank Ebrahim S
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice building to see where tax payers get the bad end of the stick. Nice to see where it all takes place

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Thank MellyMel1517
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place to visit! They have in winter the ice skate rink! Its a great attraction! Also the new years eve fireworks its great!

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Thank Maria Natália A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a building...there is nothing inside of note (it's a city hall)...so walk past, take a picture and move on...I would not make this a destination all by itself.

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Thank Alexander H
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New city hall aka Nathan Phillips Square is worth a visit because of its interesting architecture (Mies van der Rho), the new and now famous TORONTO sign (great for visitors photos), street truck cuisine, fountains, music and events. In winter rent ice skates and enjoy the outdoor rink where the summer fountain changes function. While there check out the magnificent... More 

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Elora, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It really adds a lot to the look of City Hall, especially at night. We stayed at the Sheraton across the street and enjoyed the view both during the day and night too....>Great Job T.O.

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Thank Brawnetml
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This complex is an area that serves both government and public purposes. The government works in a beautiful curved high-rise office building and lower circular structure that sits above a lower plaza used for public events including art shows, jazz festivals and many other activities. It shows some wear but work has been going on for the past few years... More 

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Thank Mike-20024
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They build a beautiful place for tourist make photos with TORONTO sign> at the right side its located the old city hall. Cool place to visit

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever you think of Toronto both the CN Tower comes to mind as does the New City Hall. Although its hardly new as it was built in the 1960s! It has quite an individual look and I have not see anything quite like it anywhere else. Unlike the Old City Hall you can go inside this building and a self... More 

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Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The New City Hall at 100 Queen Street West at Bay Street is a building really worth seeing. Designed by Finnish architect Viejo Revell, this is such a neat building, it is a really great photo stop!

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