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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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Parliament Tour

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Vaughan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

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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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids fought us to not go on the tour but they loved it all. Great tidbits of information about the government, and the history of the buildings (library is gorgeous!) and clock bells play out over noon if you're there. Tickets for tour are first come first served and you access them across the road from the hill.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around! Walked all the way to the back side of the buildings and got a nice view across the river to Hull. Didn't go in this trip as there were long lines due to March Break.

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much Canadian history scattered around the Parliament buildings. We made it a point to visit our nation's capital just to visit this site. When you walk the grounds there are statue exhibits around illustrating some key moments in our history. There are typically tours inside as well, however we did not get to go in because of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The buildings are soo well preserved and very well organised free tour of the building. You could even see the House of commons discussions. Overall a wonderful experience.

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