The University of Toronto is home to many stunning buildings with beautiful architecture and tons of open green space. This makes it the perfect place for a sunny day photoshoot outside! The St. George campus downtown has plenty of photo-worthy backdrops that are sure to take your Insta game to the next level. Between the 19th century elegance of Trinity College and the modern brutalism of Robarts, this campus boasts a wide range of Instagram-worthy spots. We’ve collected our favourites here so you can make sure you don’t miss any of the best spots around campus. So the next time you’re looking for a new and exciting location for an Instagram photoshoot, check out one of these listed below.
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Located at King’s College Circle, this spot may be under construction right now but when it is finished it is going to be stunning. Instead of the plain, open grassy area that it used to be, the front campus is soon to be equipped with better walkways, trees and gardens. One side faces the stunning University College building and the other offers an amazing view of the CN Tower. This spot offers 360° of photo-worthy sights!
Victoria College Arched Alleyway
Find this photo-worthy spot at Victoria College at 73 Queen’s Park Cres., just above Queen’s Park. The gorgeous arched alleyway and vine-covered walls will give your photo a rustic feel so wear something nature-inspired!
This beautiful building doesn’t have to just be for ceremonies and lectures! The towering pillars and circular shape are reminiscent of the Roman Colosseum and can offer a very bougie vibe to any photo. Convocation Hall is located at 31 King’s College Circle.
Did you know there’s a bamboo forest in Toronto? Well, you can find it at 160 College St. in the Terrence Donnelly Centre For Cellular and Biomolecular Research building. It’s open to the public and has benches throughout so anyone can feel welcome to sit down and enjoy the greenery. Some of the bamboos here have grown up to 30 feet tall! Now that’s a picture we want to see.
Trinity College Square
Just look at that gorgeous design on the ground of Trinity College’s square! There’s nowhere in the city like this, that’s for sure. Get your friends together and head over to 6 Hoskin Ave. to capture pics in this photo-worthy courtyard area.
The Soldiers’ Tower, also known as Hart House Tower, was built in the 1920s and offers a gorgeous backdrop for any photo. Its stunning height, clock face on the façade and archway that you are able to walk through make this tower very distinct and very beautiful. Find it at 7 Hart House Circle.