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Address: 65 Front St. W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E6, Canada
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One of Toronto's premier architectural landmarks, this 750-foot-long,...

One of Toronto's premier architectural landmarks, this 750-foot-long, classically-inspired hall is the main juncture of the city's rail and subway transit systems.

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Great Public Transportation Hub

The location and the availability of various forms of transport make this a city that is truly green. We were visiting for six days and only rented a car one day because we... read more

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San Diego, California
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location and the availability of various forms of transport make this a city that is truly green. We were visiting for six days and only rented a car one day because we wanted to drive out to Niagara Falls. The rest of the time we explored by rail, bus, or subway---or walked. What a fine city.

Thank Fallbrookian
Barrie, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely historical building with high ceilings. It has been under construction for a while, so is very difficult to navigate. But staff are friendly and helpful. So you won't be list for long.

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Komoka, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the architecture of Union Station. It is a little confusing to get around to your subway but the staff were helpful in giving us directions.

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have to take the train into Toronto and end up here at Union Station it is a real hub bub spot. So many food spots and yummy treats. There is even shopping! I can honestly say avoid the restrooms though. Very sketchy and kind of gross. They need to do improvements there. Just taking in the old architecture... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Union Station is a big headache of plywood, contradicting signs, and dim lighting, so unless you're catching VIA or the GO, I'd avoid it as much as possible until its done. Streetcars and alternative subway stations are a short walk away. The architecture of the building is still largely visible, but its a maze to get where you want to... More 

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Tavistock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

While entering the station ,we were not sure which way to go,so we approached the person at the desk,our questions were answered very professionally as well as very informative . This made our visit a happy visit .

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Union Station has been under renovation for many years and still look terrible. It is put to shame next to other train stations around the world.Don'r waste your time going there.

Thank Evelin H
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This station can be so confusing as there is just so much going on. I must confess I got a bit lost as the signs aren't very clear, plus I didn't really know where I was going. However, the staff are very friendly and incredibly helpful, making the navigation a lot easier.

Thank Lisaisonholidays
New Vernon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I went to Toronto from NYC by plane for the day for business meetings. I took a taxi to downtown Toronto in the morning and it was a fixed price of cad $55. The ride was about 30 minutes. At the end of the day, my colleague took me in underground tunnels with shops and restaurants which led us to... More 

Thank Dan P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Union Station is very historic and architecturally pleasing. Hib of Toronto for transportation via the subway or Go transit. Across from the historic Royal York hotel which offers afternoon tea and other food. Hub of shopping, theatre and financial districts. Head underground to the Path and explore all shops and restaurants in the underground. Head in any direction for sights.... More 

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