University of Toronto

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Founded in 1827, this public institution has consistently been viewed as one of Toronto's strongest Universities. In addition to the University of Toronto's place as a leader in post-secondary...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Campus: tour; Mon-Fri; 11am; and; 2pm,; Sat-Sun; 11am
  • Historic: walking; tour; Jun-Aug; Mon-Fri; 10:30am,; 1pm,; 2:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Best for Historic Sites Because: A royal charter was formally issued by King George IV in 1827 to begin King's College, which later became the University of Toronto.
  • Best for The Annex's Best Attractions & Activities Because: There is no Annex without the University of Toronto (and what a beautiful University it is!).
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: U of T will look recognizable due to its many appearances in films. It is rich in historical significance and a lovely sight to behold.

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