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University of Toronto

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Address: 27 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
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Transported to England or France -- must visit

I spent several days nearby and walked the grounds a great deal and must have taken 1,000 perfect architectural photos. There are hidden things all over the place, and if you're... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2015
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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I spent several days nearby and walked the grounds a great deal and must have taken 1,000 perfect architectural photos. There are hidden things all over the place, and if you're lucky, you might see the insides of some buildings as well (these are also lucky). The Center for Medieval Studies' 2nd floor is exquisite and a must-not be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Lovely architecture. A good mix of the modern and the classics. Felt a bit scholarly just from walking the grounds.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

University of Toronto is not only a school but also an art museum, it's full of the beauty of architecture and it's free; it's the place I would love to visit every weekend!

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

This place is simply amazing, i cant believe that its a university. The buildings are great to look at and make great photos.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Tried a 3 day film workshop. Bery basic, overview for total beginners who want to know how to make a film. They supply students with an older model camera, the kind parents use to shoot a new-born baby who doesn't move much.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I loved visiting U.F.T as a student and now that a few decades have past, I still love to visit King's College Circle. I often go in the fall with my son. The buildings are breathtaking. What beautiful architecture; so much history. It brings me back in time. Simply mesmerizing. I love the colours of the leaves on the trees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

A wonderful tour of architectural beauty. We went to take a look at the actual building to see how it was built and the features of the building. It's beautiful to look at. The University has so many interesting building and the stories are many.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I visit the University of Toronto campus on an annual basis.... Love the buildings and visit some of them to view the original Canadian artwork on display... I do miss the Old Hart House... when it was the men's gym and pool.... still don't understand why it changed since there is the huge Athletic Centre on Spadina for both men... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Just walked through the grounds before semester started, the architecture is wonderful and old as you'd expect. Although in downtown Toronto, its peaceful and quiet and you can sit on the lawn and have a picnic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

We went for a long, long walk along the University buildings and although got bait tired, didn't regret. The campus has many different buildings, some more interesting than others but overall worth seeing. It felt for a while like being a student again.

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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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