Life at the University of Toronto rotates around the grassy/muddy expanse of King's College Circle , where students study on blankets, kick soccer balls around and dream of graduation day in domed Convocation Hall .
Dating from 1919, sociable Hart House is an all-purpose art gallery, music performance space, theater, student lounge and cafe. Soldiers' Tower next door is a memorial to students who lost their lives during WWI and WWII. A nearby mid-19th-century Romanesque Revival building houses the U of T Art Centre , a contemporary art |gallery for Canadian and world cultures.
If you're architecturally bent or have an inclination for urban planning, check out the Eric Arthur Gallery , curated by the Faculty of Landscape, Architecture and Design.
On free campus walking tours, student guides shed light on the haunted stonemasons love triangle at the University College , and point out how the campus' old cannons aim toward the Provincial Legislature, a stone's throw (or one good shot) away.
Parking costs $15.