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Attractive neo-Gothic church

We were here for a splendid performance of Bach's B minor Mass, and we found the acoustics to be... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2016
Toronto, Canada
Worth a visit if you are in the area

Metropolitan United Church has a long history. It hosts many non-religious events. We attended a... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2015
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Dec 8, 2016
“Church lovely - seating not so much”
May 2, 2016
“Lots of sketchy people”
56 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2Z3, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-363-0331
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

Was here for a musical event. Lovely acoustic space. Historical destination and church. Venue was lovely at this time of year. However very dark outside around church. Better lighting would be good as well as pew seating was extremely uncomfortable and hard on the back....More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed May 2, 2016

I did not get to go inside because there were so many seemingly homeless people blocking the door. I was followed by several people asking for money. I just felt uncomfortable in this space, which is unfortunate because it has a park like setting and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

We were here for a splendid performance of Bach's B minor Mass, and we found the acoustics to be very good. The neo-Gothic design is more veident on the outside than the inside, which is a bit of a mish-mash in styles. The church has...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 5, 2015

Metropolitan United Church has a long history. It hosts many non-religious events. We attended a "Kirtan Wallah". For such a large sanctuary there was no noticeable echo that one might expect. If you visit this church take time to examine the reredos behind the altar;...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Retired-Cruiser
Reviewed June 13, 2014

We attended a wedding in the wonderful sanctuary of this church. Huge, picturesque, large columns, tiled floors yest warm and calming. I felt very welcomed and comfortable and relaxed as we waited for the bride to arrive and the ceremony to start. Some churches can...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank helenabe
Reviewed April 24, 2012

The musical experience the choir offers week after week is outstanding! Though the Met choir is such a standout, there are so many more and varied musical offerings at the Met contributing to its unique ablity to celebrate life and worhsip through beautiful music. Sermons...More

Date of experience: April 2012
3  Thank jennifer m
Reviewed February 21, 2012

If you are ever in Toronto, This amazing piece of Toronto History is a must See ! Sunday morning service is something to behold. The Minister's are friendly, and have a great sense of humor. Ive never felt so much at home whenever I've attended...More

Date of experience: February 2012
2  Thank Steven P
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April 13, 2015|
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The tower remains from the 1872 church which was destroyed by fire in 1928. The main Sanctuary was rebuilt and re-opened in December of 1929.