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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff...

Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system.

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Beautiful, Historic Site

Wonderful place to visit with interesting events, such as Canada Day, the Christmas light show and many more, happening throughout the year. In the heart of downtown Ottawa, it... read more

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit with interesting events, such as Canada Day, the Christmas light show and many more, happening throughout the year. In the heart of downtown Ottawa, it is easily accessible and worth spending time to enjoy.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent option for people of all ages and interests. For people interested in history, art, architecture, woodcraft, government, geology, bibliophiles and for kids to see where real government happens. I've enjoyed every tour I've taken over the years. The guides are very knowledgable and each tour seems different.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

you need to lineup early in the morning for tour tickets. we were there during march break. a bit of a zoo

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit to Parliament Hill was inspiring. It is definitely worth taking the time to go for the tour and walk around the grounds.

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Vaughan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour of the parliament building is fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable. The building itself is amazing. The view from the peace tower was stunning, although I guess the clear blue skies helped on that front

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Florida City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have a personal fondness for Parliament, having worked inside for 25 years. I just feel the history, who has been in those halls, those rooms. What laws have been discussed and passed in that building. Making a better Canada. Every kid should visit, in hushed awe!

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Parliament Hill is a limestone outcrop measuring 88,480 square meters on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa and home to the Parliament of Canada. Originally, the site of a military base in the 18th and early 19th centuries, redevelopment of the Crown land began in 1859 after Queen Victoria chose Bytown as the capital of the... More 

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was wonderful to take the teenagers to the hill to see the buildings in person. They really enjoyed felt like part of our nation!

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The parliament is wonderful with allot of history and you learn allot about how the government is run and see the actual house floor and go behind the scenes. The gift shop is amazing also.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When visiting Ottawa you must visit the Parliament Buildings just because it is so massive. The artwork and time that went into building this is incredible. You can take a free tour of the inside which is interesting but just standing outside and looking at the grounds is worth the visit.

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