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
Nathan Phillips Square - Review
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.
Nathan Phillips Square Information
- Smoking is not permitted in the square.
How To reach Nathan Phillips Square by Public Transport
- 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Nathan Phillips Square
6.28% 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
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Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto Reviews
It is one of the best place in Toronto for clicking the beautiful and scenic pictures whether it is summer or winter season. You can do ice skating as well in the winters by renting the skates from skate rentals there. In summers you can sit in bright sun and have beautiful views of the square with so many tourists sitting nearby. Have some great poutine and food from several food trucks on the street. I would surely recommend to visit this place on Toronto Trip :)
Great place for organizing big scale event. Its right in mid of downtown and have a great underground parking lot. The water fountain area (which turns to ice-skating ring in winter) is fun to lay lazy, and cool off your feet in summer. The ‘TORONTO’ monument is a great place for taking pictures. Many cultural events gets organized at this area.
The heart of our city! Every one should get at least one picture with the Toronto sign. While there isn't much to do, it's a nice place for a stroll and people watching. There are bathrooms, wheelchair accessible included, and a Hero Burger for a quick snack. The raised platform is a nice place to get an over view from, when it's open of course.
This place is a must for any vistor/tourist coming to downtown area; you can get some great shots with historical buildings as well as iconic Toronto sign. It is right next to Current City Hall Building as well as the old City Hall Building. Eaton Center is a within a block. Summer or Winter, there are lots of events, fairs, concerts, etc. In Winter, they turn the small pond into and ice rink to skate on; it is very popular and you can rent skates right on premise. They also hold Canada Day and New Years fireworks here.
Busy area. Large Toronto sign, lit up at night. nice place to take a few pictures. Looks like a nice square for concerts, etc. would have been nice if we were allowed to wade in the fountains given the temperature.