Founded in 1827 and now home to over 53,000 students, this is Canada's largest and arguably most famous university. Some ... More
University of Toronto
Founded in 1827 and now home to over 53,000 students, this is Canada's largest and arguably most famous university. Some of the more interesting sites to visit are the main room of the University of Toronto Bookstore, the chapel and the dining hall at Trinity College, the great rooms on the second floor of the University College, Hart House and its art gallery, and the Sydney Fisher Rare Book Library. The university offers daily tours during the summer, starting at Hart House. The campus is right in the heart of the downtown core.
VERY unfriendly administrative (managerial and unionised) staff in all faculties, colleges, departments, libraries, Hart House, etc. The university's self-inflated reputation ("The Harvard of the North") is belied by its typical Toronto mediocrity in all things.
Some charming old buildings, on one side of the campus, but the rest HORRIBLE, cold, bleak monstrosities (eg. Robarts Library) of the mid-20th c.
Open for more than a century, this exhibition ground is best known for its flagship event, the Canadian National Exhibition.
But the grounds, covering 78 hectares along the Lakeshore, hold more than 100 shows annually, including the Royal Agricultural ...
Opened in 1899 as chief meeting place for Toronto politicians, this Romanesque Revival structure was built by the same man
who conceived Casa Loma . The beautiful gray and brownstone exterior has the faces of many of the city's ...
This restored 1822 residence of Sir William Campbell, appointed Chief Justice of Upper Canada in 1825, is the oldest remaining
building from the original city of York. The structure is classic Georgian architecture, a rare find in the region, ...
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