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Nathan Phillips Square

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Address: 100 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
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Dim Sum Tasting Event

Love the Toronto Sign and environment, very beautiful night view and took many photos. The event did not meet my expectation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Veronica Y
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Toronto Sign and environment, very beautiful night view and took many photos. The event did not meet my expectation.

Thank Veronica Y
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went and had a look at this. Is just a square, not much to see. We just took a photo of the Toronto sign and then left. Would spend 5 mins there just for that. Not sure if they have things there in summer time but not much going on there when we were there.

Thank Ginges_revenge
Mississauga, Canada
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nathan Phillips Square is a fun place to see. In the winter it has a fun skating rink to spend time on, and it has the Toronto sign as well which is great to take some selfies with while you're in the city. It's not the most exciting place in the city though, so you probably won't need to spend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very fun place to skate at night under the stars. It'd be nice if there were benches closer to the rink for sitting and putting your skates on so you don't have to walk on the concrete with your skates on, but we managed. The ice was a bit rough, probably due to so many people skating. Maybe not the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great place for photo and an emblatic place to see when in Toronto. The ice skating is fun in March. The city hall is also interesting by is architecture

Thank S L
Bowmanville, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It was nice to bring my tourist friends and take a photo with the Toronto sign. Its great that they have food and skate rentals right there. I would definitely recommend!

Thank LaurenMS8
Sao Paulo, SP
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It is kind of obvious but the place is cute and the buildings and lake can give you great pictures. The place is always full of people so be patient to have that shot in front of TORONTO.

Thank Giselelamas
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78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We visited when a Nepal cultural event was on going. Looks like this may be a place for cultural events. It did not offer any other activities but when visiting Toronto, one should get pictures with the TORONTO sign. So...

Thank KfromDE
Toronto, Canada
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157 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Always a pleasure to come here for outdoor activities like skating or even NYE celebrations. One of the most popular in all of Toronto.

Thank Tal_Hameed
Sherbrooke, Canada
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Last summer, I missed to visit this square, but eventually we made it in Winter to skate! It was just amazing, it is right in the downtown, from where you can walk almost all the touristic attractions. Really had fun experience!

Thank Joelly9n3R

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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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