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Going in is free and it was awesome to see EJ Lennox' grandeur on the inside as well! I was impressed by the entrance!
Just make sure that you don't take any photos inside. Also, you will need to go through a quick security point/scan...More
This is a beautiful example of quality architecture.
So much fantastic craftsmanship in its construction by the artisans of old, their skills and workmanship still as beautiful today as when first built.
So diverse from the new adjacent construction.
Pay a visit and stop to...More
In the centre of Toronto you can marvel at the new City hall but alongside it is the Old City Hall, like a gothic mansion on contrast, stunning design on the exterior and well worth your time to visit and soak in the history.
The architecture of the old City Hall is very nice and worth a stop to admire or photograph. It's such a contrast between the newer (not so new anymore though) and more modern City Hall just steps away. The buildings and square around this area...More
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
There is a few street parking options along the east side of the building - maybe 20 spots that are pay meter. No free parking in TO. There is also paring across the street on the west side that is underground, but it is... More
There is a few street parking options along the east side of the building - maybe 20 spots that are pay meter. No free parking in TO. There is also paring across the street on the west side that is underground, but it is pay as well...
Old City Hall is a fully operating criminal courthouse and is open every day including on weekends and holidays. You should aim to come on a weekday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. On weekends and holidays the bail courts in... More
Old City Hall is a fully operating criminal courthouse and is open every day including on weekends and holidays. You should aim to come on a weekday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. On weekends and holidays the bail courts in the basement are operating, but most of the building is shut down/empty.
As with any courthouse in Canada, Old City Hall is open to all members of the public for free.
You can walk around the building and go into any courtroom you like to watch the proceedings (unless there is a sign on the door saying otherwise). It is not really set up to be tourist-friendly. If you do go inside please be quiet and respectful of the decorum of the courts and the legal proceedings going on.
Note that photography is not permitted inside courthouses in Ontario, and Old City Hall is no exception.