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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
Open 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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One of the Coolest Castles in the World!

The name itself "Casa Loma" means "house on the hill"in Spanish. It's a majestic building in midtown Toronto. I have attended a wedding, social functions, and taken tours of the... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The name itself "Casa Loma" means "house on the hill"in Spanish. It's a majestic building in midtown Toronto. I have attended a wedding, social functions, and taken tours of the wonderful castle. The tours are self-guided using audio equipment. In the summer the gardens are really captivating with their vast array of brilliant flowers. The rooms are architectural wonders from... More 

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This visit will provide an insight to the days of barons of industry and how they lived. From the horse stables to the castle towers this historical site evokes memories of a long gone era of wealth, partiotism and philantrophy. Fascinating location of Casa Loma also had some historical intrigue as it served as location for sonar listening post during... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Went for Legends of Horror haunted house. Absolutely the worst haunted house I have ever been to. The scariest part was the $40 admission. The props and effects were beautiful but thats all there was to it. There were long stretches where nothing happened, a lot of missed opportunity to be scary and fun. My friends and I joked how... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Went there with my son that loves history. We were there around 4pm. The tickets were quite pricey, we paid almost $50 for both of us. The staff in the ticket booth informed us that 1 hour is enough to see all. We went in and was asked to go downstairs to pick up the map and phone for self... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place with my teenage daughter and a family member visiting from abroad. We love coming here once every so often. My daughter finds the basement area very attractive, she loves reading the display boards and see all the pictures that tell the history of Toronto. The gardens surrounding the castle are always groomed and beautiful at any time... More 

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Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Went to the new "Legends of Horror" at Casa Loma tonight and was not entirely impressed. At $40 a person (which was more expensive than screamers and wonderland) I expected way more... What we got instead was an hour of slowing through a massive queue line of annoying people taking selfies and photos of everything. Casa Loma; next year please... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and Ioved this castle! It was awesome and the history is full and rich! We opted to go on our own and not get tour headsets and that worked well for us. We could go at our own pace. The castle is so large and has lots to look at and learn. We really enjoyed going up the... More 

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We quite enjoyed our visit... the uphill walk from the station was tiring. Lots of rooms to explore, plenty of information. You are allowed to take photos which is great! The views from the top were the best bit although the spiral stair cases were somewhat compact!!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real Castle in the heart of Toronto. It's truly stunning. The rooms are in their original states and it's like stepping back into history. You get to hear about the construction and biography of the original owners. The grounds and gardens are just as beautiful. An incredible way to spend a day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the attractions one should visit while in Toronto. The history behind it is really interesting and the maintenance of the whole is also at a good level.

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Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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