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Address: 27 King's College Cir, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
Phone Number: 4169782011
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Historic and beautiful campus downtown

Gorgeous grounds to walk around by Hart House (south of Harbord/Wellesley), and University College and Convocation hall. The Gallery Grill in Hart House is a great place for lunch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Lancaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gorgeous grounds to walk around by Hart House (south of Harbord/Wellesley), and University College and Convocation hall. The Gallery Grill in Hart House is a great place for lunch daily 11:30-2:30 except Saturday's (closed).

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having put this stop on the back burner on previous trips to Toronto, I made sure that this would not be the case on this trip. A friend and I enjoyed a leisurely walk around this campus enjoying the huge number of ivy-clad historical buildings. The most enjoyable stop was the university bookstore on West Queen St. (Osgoode subway stop);... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see at one of Canada's oldest and largest universities. There are several "colleges" which are around the circle, most being West of the circle. You can look on line to sea reach for the colleges and their respective areas of learning. There is also Hart House Theatre, that if you're going during their seaso, may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

UOT campus is magical. Sprawling, interspersed with historical and new buildings, quaint residences it is a pleasure to walk me explore. I was there to drop off our daughter who starts here undergrad. Toronto itself is a great city an eclectic mix of cultures. Walked around Augusta avenue- funky and cool

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to go around, sit on a bench and observe the old buildings, similar to those of British style

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Established in 1853 with the present building opening in 1859 University College was the first College in what later became the university of Toronto. This is a large and imposing building which is still the main focal point of the U of T. It is in the Gothic Revival style but with a commitment to a secular focus the style... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this campus and the buildings were so beautiful. A nice area to have a picnic and look at the architecture.

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Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful campus..many compare to Harvard campus. Apparently there are many movies filmed here. There is a bare books library..look but don't touch. Worth the visit, especially if you are in the area.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there three times. Once for registration ,twice to the library. I love that they maintain to old charming design of the buildings.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How could I not give it a five star as a place to visit? The downtown campus is beautiful. There are a lot of old buildings in the heart of Toronto. If you're looking for a quiet getaway from the pace of the downtown, this is a nice place to visit. While you're there, you can stop off at the... More 

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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.
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