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Metropolitan United Church

56 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2Z3, Canada
+1 416-363-0331
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Church lovely - seating not so much

Was here for a musical event. Lovely acoustic space. Historical destination and church. Venue was... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Pamela D
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Lots of sketchy people

I did not get to go inside because there were so many seemingly homeless people blocking the door... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Lisa S
Elma, New York
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8 Dec 2016
“Church lovely - seating not so much”
2 May 2016
“Lots of sketchy people”
56 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2Z3, Canada
+1 416-363-0331
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was here for a musical event. Lovely acoustic space. Historical destination and church. Venue was lovely at this time of year. However very dark outside around church. Better lighting would be good as well as pew seating was extremely uncomfortable and hard on the back....More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I did not get to go inside because there were so many seemingly homeless people blocking the door. I was followed by several people asking for money. I just felt uncomfortable in this space, which is unfortunate because it has a park like setting and...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were here for a splendid performance of Bach's B minor Mass, and we found the acoustics to be very good. The neo-Gothic design is more veident on the outside than the inside, which is a bit of a mish-mash in styles. The church has...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Metropolitan United Church has a long history. It hosts many non-religious events. We attended a "Kirtan Wallah". For such a large sanctuary there was no noticeable echo that one might expect. If you visit this church take time to examine the reredos behind the altar;...More

1  Thank Retired-Cruiser
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We attended a wedding in the wonderful sanctuary of this church. Huge, picturesque, large columns, tiled floors yest warm and calming. I felt very welcomed and comfortable and relaxed as we waited for the bride to arrive and the ceremony to start. Some churches can...More

3  Thank helenabe
Reviewed 24 April 2012

The musical experience the choir offers week after week is outstanding! Though the Met choir is such a standout, there are so many more and varied musical offerings at the Met contributing to its unique ablity to celebrate life and worhsip through beautiful music. Sermons...More

3  Thank jennifer m
Reviewed 22 February 2012

If you are ever in Toronto, This amazing piece of Toronto History is a must See ! Sunday morning service is something to behold. The Minister's are friendly, and have a great sense of humor. Ive never felt so much at home whenever I've attended...More

2  Thank Steven P
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and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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14 April 2015|
Response from W W |
The tower remains from the 1872 church which was destroyed by fire in 1928. The main Sanctuary was rebuilt and re-opened in December of 1929.