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Necropolis

200 Winchester St, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1B7, Canada
+1 416-923-7911
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Park-like setting, perfect for quiet walks

This was my second visit since visiting it a few years ago. The cemetery is filled with mature... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Mike-20024
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
A Peaceful Respite

This cemetery is in the middle of the city and offers a quiet place of reflection. We visited just... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
B00kGrl
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Shoreline, Washington
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This old cemetery contains the remains of many historical figures and a gothic revival chapel.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
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13 Jul 2016
“Park-like setting, perfect for quiet walks”
21 May 2016
“A Peaceful Respite”
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200 Winchester St, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was my second visit since visiting it a few years ago. The cemetery is filled with mature trees and shrubs offering a quiet, shaded, cool respite from a hot sunny day. Well maintained, it is very welcoming and filled with history. Strolling through the...More

1  Thank Mike-20024
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This cemetery is in the middle of the city and offers a quiet place of reflection. We visited just before dark. Not sure I could stay past sunset. A great place of history and reverence.

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Reviewed 18 May 2015

A necropolis is a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb stones. Toronto Necropolis is not that large and the tomb stones are not anything crazy. Mount pleasant cemetery is definitely larger with all kinds of tomb stones, monuments and mausoleums and a better choice if...More

1  Thank L0ve2TravelCanada
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This is a beautiful old cemetery with tombstones recording Toronto's history in intricately wrought masonry. The executed , the victims of plagues and the mighty lie together overlooking the city both to the east and south. Right beside the city's Farm Zoo it can provide...More

1  Thank StMonance
Reviewed 20 October 2014

A nice place for a stroll if you're into doing walks in cemeteries. It has a quiet charm and is a good place to visit if you want to learn something about those who were before us. Some interesting markers.

1  Thank Boca_Culebra
Reviewed 3 April 2014

A nice old cemetery with many historical bits and pieces relating to Toronto and Cabbagetown's past. It's a pleasant, peaceful walk while imagining the lives of inhabitants here and a great place to reflect on life. Unfortunately due to snow, ice and tree debris I...More

2  Thank RowMac
Reviewed 15 March 2014

I love this small, historic cemetary. It's located in a beautiful part of the eastern edge of Cabbagetown,next to Riverdale farm. Cemetaries are filled with unique markers and messages that hints at the lives of the "occupants'. This one isn't as impressive or elaborate as...More

1  Thank Debra M
Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

An uplifting place to bring a date or go for a pic-nic! The "locals" are extremely quiet and mind their own business !! Perfect place to go on a rainy afternoon after a good dose of Prozak or Cypralex ! :) Highly recommended!!

2  Thank Allan A
Reviewed 22 October 2012

After having an excellent experience at Mount Pleasant Cemetary I went to the Necropolis. It is much smaller. Because this is our oldest cemetary I had thought that it would be much more preserved and graves cleaned up. Having been to cemetaries in other Countries...More

2  Thank 7wondersajax
Reviewed 13 August 2012

St James Cemetery dates back to Toronto's early days and looks it, holding many of Toronto's early and prominent citizens. Oddly juxtaposed across the street from a soviet-style 60s housing project, it stands in stark contrast to the modern era and is linked more to...More

3  Thank Colin F
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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
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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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