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

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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Famous castle with excellent history one of Toronto's landmark Be see the tunnels to the horse barns

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Dr Ronald T
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Famous castle with excellent history one of Toronto's landmark Be see the tunnels to the horse barns

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First we ate in the restaurant and it was unexpectedly very good. We didn't find it overly expensive. We took our self guided tour. It would ride well downstairs but was confusing upstairs. We loved the Casa. Parking was tough. Even a pickup truck was impossible. Don't even try with a rv. Well worth it!

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Anyone who has visited the stately homes and castles of Europe will be rather disappointed with Casa Loma, yet it is still worth a visit to see some of the history of Toronto and for the fascinating link with the hydro plants of Niagara Falls.

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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This attraction is unique-says the house has 98 rooms, but not accessible to many. So i didn't experience what I expected.

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

This is a beautiful home of Sir Henry Pellat. It was nice to show his life:- his story of building this castle and also bringing electricity to Toronto and his final sad end in poverty. But the castle itself is beautiful with marvelous pieces of crystal and the exhibit of his vintage cars. A great place to celebrate occasions as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The day we went it was very hot and there is No AC there so we didn't stay as long as I would have liked. But it all was very beautiful.

1 Thank Tabatha M
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful home and gardens but not too good for children because they always get bored so easy.

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely worth seeing! The house and grounds are wonderful. It was very crowded on a Thursday afternoon but worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This castle was a beautiful building. The rooms were great and the history behind it as well. I went all the way up to (stairs only no elevators) to the highest part of the castle a tower...leading to an attic then another attic...It was very hot as that portion and as well as parts of the castle does not have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Jam packed on a Monday afternoon!!! Hot as hell walking around with zero fans around to circulate air. The line for a audio tour box took us 45 minutes!!!! Only one poor young lady working in the area with lots of angry tourists. On the plus side, the house is pretty, history is surprising and lots of places to eat... More 

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