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Address: 1 Austin Terrace | at Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X8, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 416-923-1171
09:30 - 17:00
Closed now
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Tue 09:30 - 22:00
Wed - Mon 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Canada's majestic castle and Toronto’s premier historic attraction.

In 1911,...

Canada's majestic castle and Toronto’s premier historic attraction.

In 1911, Sir Henry Pellatt engaged noted architect

E.J. Lennox to help him realize a lifelong dream,the

creation of an Edwardian castle on the top of a hill

overlooking Toronto. It took 300 men nearly three

years to complete the nearly to 200,000 square foot

castle at a cost $3,500,000 (at the time). Situated on

5 acres, Casa Loma was the largest private residence in

Canada. Sir Henry Pellatt with his wife Lady Mary enjoyed

Casa Loma for less than ten years before financial

misfortune forced him to abandon his home.

The tour of the castle is self-guided. Visitors can

experience the castle at their leisure with the aid of

multimedia audio guides.

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Beauty and the Beast Vibes

I really really loved this place. I didn't want to leave. I felt like I was in a scene from the Beauty and the Beast. The history and the decorative details about Casa Loma bring... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jojo H
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really really loved this place. I didn't want to leave. I felt like I was in a scene from the Beauty and the Beast. The history and the decorative details about Casa Loma bring you back to the Edwardian Era. Maps and phones provided(downstairs in the gift shop) offer insights about each room that are super helpful. You need... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pleasant enough evening helped by the Christmas lights and entertainment. Otherwise though be warned it is not as impressive as any of the numerous old / great houses of the UK or Europe. Some interesting parts e.g. the military museum, and the cafe is good value.

Thank Prof_Hatman
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

good place for tourists and locals. Everyone should visit it. It's a real part of Toronto's heritage.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My niece got married at this wonderful castle last May and it was superb. There is so much history and we did the tour as well before the reception. Staff were very helpful. We ate in the library and the food was delicious!

Thank sunshine1923
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Takes you back to the Elizabethan era of aristocracy and gives the feeling of what it must have been like to live as a noble in a grand European castle. Beautiful presentation and wonderfully period-correct. Really awesome feeling of letting the imagination roam from room to room to include high class, horror, fashion, opulent luxury and more.

Thank Franklin356
Vaughan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If u in Toronto must visit this place. Lots of interesting things about this CASA. They do have seasonal attraction as well

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a real treat to see, especially while it was all decorated for Christmas. It is a tour worth seeing.

Thank Janice S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Casa Loma was one of my favorite field trips when I was in grade school, and I was excited to return with my own children. It was a nice place to go after a formal afternoon event. It's a little pricey, but not out of line with other Toronto attractions and we were able to take advantage of a AAA... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This reminded me of a smaller Biltmore Estate. It was beautiful. The gardens were very nice. It is only a few blocks from the subway. There are lots of stairs. We had a great time.

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Rochester, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not too far from downtown hotels but need a car to get there. This restored old Palace is very interesting with various rooms and levels and takes you back to a grander time in the history of this magnificent city. Allow yourself a couple of hours to see every room and every detail of this place including the dinning hall... More 

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Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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