The University of Toronto's St. George campus is located in downtown Toronto just south of the trendy neighbourhood of Yorkville. Here you will discover an abundance of historic architecture amongst pleasant green spaces.
The University grounds cover a total area of 176 acres and surrounds Queens Park and the Ontario Legislative Building
The buildings populating the central and eastern area of the campus are of Romanesque and Gothic Revival architecture. They were constructed between 1857 and 1929. The University College building dating from 1857 features a mixture of Richardsonian Romanesque and Norman architecture. In 1968 It was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. Another prominent structure is the Soldiers Tower rising 143 feet above the campus grounds. Its arches have been etched with the names of members of the university who lost their lives during the two World Wars.
There are many more examples of historic architecture for visitors to enjoy throughout the campus. If you are interested in old buildings and architecture you will definitely want to spend some time exploring this area, especially the buildings located around King's College Circle in the Front Campus and Tower Road in the Back Campus. See the Map and Directions tab for guidance.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: University of TorontoFee: No
Many tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please verify any opening hours below with the attraction before visiting.
- Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Colleges & Universities
12 Queens Park Crescent W
Toronto, ON M5S 1S8
Phone: +1 416-978-2187
Gray R. Jun-03-2016
Currently a 4th year Trinity College commuter student; been doing max course load for 2 of my 3 years here so far. No extracurriculars, no sports, no... Read More
Alif S. Sep-28-2019
Scarred me for life. Would not recommend anyone go here unless they have a kink for for low self-esteem, humiliation, and the feeling of abject failure. Read More
Maybelle L. Mar-15-2018
University is what you make of it, and UToronto is no exception. If you want to graduate on time and live a long life, this place is not for you. However,... Read More
Accommodations near University of Toronto :
|TTC Subway Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Yonge-University-Spadina||Queen's Park or Museum Station||1-5 Minutes|
|Bloor-Danforth||St. George Station||1-5 Minutes|
How to get to University of Toronto by TTC Subway
No bus needed. From Queens Park Station make your way north and west into the campus; from St. George Station make your way south or from Museum Station make your way west. Use the map for guidance.
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