Casa Loma

1 Austin Terr.
Toronto, ON M5R 1X8- Map It
Phone: (416) 923-1171
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AAA Editor Notes

Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terr., near the corner of Spadina and Davenport rds., is a medieval-style castle 91 metres (300 ft.) high. Built by Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt 1911-14, its 98 rooms required $3.5 million and 300 men to build. Decorated suites, secret passageways, a 244-metre (800-ft.) underground tunnel, towers and luxurious stables are some of the castle's many features. Self-guiding digital audio tours in eight languages and a documentary film on the life of Sir Henry Pellatt are provided. Two hectares (5 acres) of estate gardens surround the castle and are open May through October. A glass pavilion on the grounds hosts concerts on Mon. and Tues. evenings, mid-May to late Aug. Food is available.
$22.12; $17.70 (ages 14-17 and 60+); $13.27 (ages 4-13). Parking: $10.
Hours: Daily 9:30-5; closed Christmas and at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.