Nathan Phillips SquareCurrently Open
- Address: 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2, Canada
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-4162032600
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Statue, Square, Family And Kids
Canada’s largest city square attractions over a million and half visitors every year thanks to various reasons. The location near Toronto City Hall and Osgoode Hall certainly helps, as does being one of the stops on Queen Street West. But it is the near continuous event calendar of art exhibits, festivals, concerts, demonstrations and other events that keep the square in the public mind. Highlights of the square include:
- A reflecting pool that is frozen in the winter and transformed into an ice skating rink.
- The three freedom arches spanning the reflective pool, with a piece of the Berlin wall at the base of the central arch.
- Oscar Nemon's statue of Sir Winston Churchill .
- Three-Way Piece No. 2 (The Archer) sculpture by Henry Moore.
- The Peace Garden memorial to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
- The Elevated walkway that goes around the perimeter square.
- Smoking is not permitted in the square.
- Subway 1
- Streetcar 301, 501
- Buses 502 stop Queen Station
- Buses 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 502 stop Queen St West at University Ave (Osgoode Station).
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6.34% of people who visit Toronto include Nathan Phillips Square in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
45.45% of people start their Nathan Phillips Square visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Nathan Phillips Square
78.26% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nathan Phillips Square
Nathan Philip's Square a Torontonian center/gathering place for all types of cultural and social activities and events. It provides a wonderful view of the city at ground level both during the day and at night. Most recently I was able to participate in the "Light the Night Walk" which centered around the square. It was a wonderful experience and as usual showed the heart and soul of the City of Toronto. There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance to browse and to take a break. It is also a perfect place to take some nice pictures.
Spacious area with a fantastic view of city hall & other nice buildings in Toronto. Main attraction is obviously the lit Toronto sign that you always see in photos but it's a cool sign. Many great hot dog vendors also surround this area if you're ever hungry or on the go. Definitely a must go if you're visiting Toronto.
Great place to hang out and take some pictures of Toronto. In the winter you can rent some skates, other times various events and food trucks/stalls are here if you like a bite to eat. Great place to take your family to!
Decent selection of craft and imported beer. Layout is good to let you walk through. Unfortunately like all the other Beer Stores in the province they're plagued with having hours cut so their working staff is pulled between multiple tasks. Not their fault, that's the fault of the big guys. They do a good job here with what they are allotted.
This is a must see place to go when visiting Toronto. If you go when it's starting to just get dark then you get the best lighting of the sign but if you really want a good picture of you sitting on the letters then you need to go when it's daylight out but the sign is really awesome. The fountain turns on at night time and lights up its really awesome. It's a must see it doesn't cost anything beautiful can't go wrong.