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Yonge-Dundas Square

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Address: 40 Dundas Street West, Suite 227 | Atrium on Bay, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-979-9960
00:00 - 23:59
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Wandered over by accident but glad we did

We had no plan to be at the Square but arrived as a children's event (Christmas??) was on and found the area to lots of fun.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg, Canada
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Western Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the true downtown with a lot of functions happening in the square. there will be someting for everyone here.

Thank awayIgo2travel
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no plan to be at the Square but arrived as a children's event (Christmas??) was on and found the area to lots of fun.

Thank ranter1952
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When this square was built a few years ago, there were plenty of detractors claiming this would never amount to anything. Happily, those misguided folks are proved wrong every weekend over the past several summers and well into the fall - music festivals, the turban festival, NXNE, one of several rib fest ... pretty much everything you can imagine appears... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is little NY in Toronto. Walking distance to a wide selection of restaurants, hotels and Eaton Center. Great concerts and events in the Square.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yonge Dundas Square attempted to be Toronto's answer to Times Square and it failed miserably. There's nothing to this location other than it hosts concerts, demonstrations or just simply a hang out area. In the area you can find a large shopping mall or some decent restaurants but you will be disappointed if you're going with high expectations I'm afraid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see and experience. Bright, fun and full of entertainment. Always a place to sit and enjoy people.

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Bolton, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the hustle and bustle of the Big Smoke, there's a neat block that beckons. You can just relax, see the occasional entertainment, or just people-watch. Great restaurants nearby. It's an iconic place and definitely one to take visitors to.

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking around at the intersection of Yonge-Dundas reminded me of Times Square in New York City. The crowds are ever present and the neon signage forever glows. In the summer months there are free movies and concerts at this location.

Thank myraevans1942
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stores basis common shopping stores, some rough areas, and some thing my eyes wish they could unsee. Overall could have done without. Did pop in at 3 Brewers for Pulled Pork Poutine a traditional lunch Eh' That put us in a better mood.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty modern and Toronto's answer to Times Square and Piccadilly circus. Nice water features, tV screen all around and great meeting place.

Thank Crispsting

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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip 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 vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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