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Address: 1 Austin Terrace | at Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-923-1171
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Canada's majestic castle and Toronto’s premier historic attraction.

In 1911,...

Canada's majestic castle and Toronto’s premier historic attraction.

In 1911, Sir Henry Pellatt engaged noted architect

E.J. Lennox to help him realize a lifelong dream,the

creation of an Edwardian castle on the top of a hill

overlooking Toronto. It took 300 men nearly three

years to complete the nearly to 200,000 square foot

castle at a cost $3,500,000 (at the time). Situated on

5 acres, Casa Loma was the largest private residence in

Canada. Sir Henry Pellatt with his wife Lady Mary enjoyed

Casa Loma for less than ten years before financial

misfortune forced him to abandon his home.

The tour of the castle is self-guided. Visitors can

experience the castle at their leisure with the aid of

multimedia audio guides.

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Beautiful Castle!

It is the only real castle in North America and our grandson never visited one so it was a priority on our trip to Toronto. He was very impressed. We enjoyed walking around the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is the only real castle in North America and our grandson never visited one so it was a priority on our trip to Toronto. He was very impressed. We enjoyed walking around the castle and gardens, wondering how only four people could live there. It's huge and overwhelming but beautiful at the same time.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a good place to go with Kids specially during summer holidays. It take a whole day to see and get feel of this palace. Restaurant is good too.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"Timing is everything" is a cliche that fits most visits and our time at Casa Loma was no exception. A lot of tourists for a Monday morning and unseasonably warm weather. Casa Loma is a beautiful place and worth the admission, but if you don't like crowds and non-airconditioned settings, you may want to visit during a cooler time of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped off here on the hop on hop off bus and stayed for 2 hours or so. A great touristy activity to do if you are visiting.

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Middletown, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Acknowledging this as a must-see, we waited in the line, paid the price, and entered an overcrowded castle with no docent management. Too many disrespectful visitors, making it somewhat concerning to watch their behavior. Site would benefit from a guided tour.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Planned to visit Casa Loma while in Toronto. We were not disappointed. Beautiful heritage building with a lot of history. Recommend doing the audio tour to appreciate the place more. Allow at least 2 hours to do the tour. Arrive early to avail of onsite parking. It has an outdoor cafe and cafeteria at the basement.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just a 2 block walk from the subway, was castle Loma! It was very beautiful and a must see for Toronto. But plan!! Go early! Lines get long. If you have city pass you can skip the main line, however, you still need to wait for the self guided tour. Go early! Start at top of castle and work your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place was so hot the kids didn't enjoy it much. All the staff are students who don't know about customer service. Overpriced. One more thing, only those who are mobility impaired can use the elevators. Everyone else has to use the stairs which was so tiring.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First off, Casa Loma was amazing. Unbeknownst to me, prior to my visit, but Casa Loma is the only castle in North America. While it is a castle, it was originally built as a private residence, making the home more impressive. It has grand Mr. and Mrs. suites, a wonderful library, a garage, a stable, a greenhouse, impressive grounds, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We looked so forward to this Casa Loma tour! When we arrived, we spent a lot of time in the basement area. We then made our way up the stairs. Our visit was during record high temperatures in Toronto, and it was HOT in the house! Being from the mid-south US, I am accustomed to heat; however, the air was... More 

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