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Mount Pleasant Cemetery

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Address: 375 Mount Pleasant Rd | At Merton St., Toronto, Ontario M4T 2V8, Canada
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Beautiful and peaceful cemetery containing the graves of several notable...

Beautiful and peaceful cemetery containing the graves of several notable Canadians.

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Lovely place to walk

We have family in there and go a couple of times a year. However it is a beautiful place to walk. It is very well kept.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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toronto
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105 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have family in there and go a couple of times a year. However it is a beautiful place to walk. It is very well kept.

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Western Canada
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

While I do have family here I still find this an amazing place to visit and explore. There is a lot of Canadian history here and over the last 140 years it has developed into a world class collection of trees, shrubs and flowers. What is unusual is that it can be viewed in the different seasons and you will... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This cemetary has so many: trees of various kinds, birds of many description, different pathways, where you can only run into monuments or masoleums representing Canada's past. The walk through the cemetary allows one to get exercise, and you will see cyclists, joggers, walkers. What a lovely way to pass a morning or afternoon.

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toronto
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have family in this cemetery but it is also a lovely, well kept place for a walk on a nice day. It has nice trees and plants.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Okay, the idea of taking exercise in a cemetery freaked me out but this place is huge and is a great place for running, only traffic is generally slow moving. Some of the tombstones are amazing and it's a place alive with stories. Not in the least bit creepy. Lots of joggers. A very peaceful spot indeed.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Not a must see but makes a nice walk looking for famous Canadians. We found Knowlton Nash, Timothy Eaton and Eddie Greenspan. The mausoleum has the tomb of the most decorated soldier from WW1. Trees are often labelled for nature lovers. Beautiful spot.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went for a walk along the Beltline trail and ended up in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery last weekend. Amazing beautiful and serene. Unusual and evocative resting places, from Prime Ministers to hockey players to firemen. We explored just a small portion and can only only imagine what we will discover on our next visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Mount Pleasant Cemetery is conveniently centrally located to downtown Toronto, featuring exceptional and well manicured, peaceful grounds. The roadway meanders through the cemetery and is often used as hiking and running trails by people in the surrounding neighbourhood. Access points are off Yonge Street on one side and Bayview Avenue on the opposite side, Moore Park and Merton Streets run... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

The cemetery is quite peaceful and what caught my attention where the histories raleted to it, worth to hear about it and see.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place is fascinating - there are tours available about the history and the flora and a lot to learn. My last visit was during the beautiful fall colours. The park-like setting is serene.

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