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Peace Tower

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Address: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada
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One of the Most Widely Recognized Symbols of Canada

Peace Tower, also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace, is a focal bell and clock tower designed by Jean Omer Marchand and John A. Pearson standing just under 98 meters on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Peace Tower, also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace, is a focal bell and clock tower designed by Jean Omer Marchand and John A. Pearson standing just under 98 meters on the central axis of the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings in Ottawa. It replaced Victoria Tower after the later burned down in 1916 along with... More 

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

It is a perfect example of Canada's historical link to the UK. The architecture is breath taking, the surrounding areas are well groomed, the tours available are excellent.

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Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a recent trip to Ottawa we stopped at the peace tower. Its a great place to stop and reflect on what the world is today and what it was during the great world wars I and II. Take a moment and reflect on the men and women who fought during this time to give us the world we have... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower is worth a visit. It's quite interesting to see Ottawa from this point of view and to learn about the music played on bells. It's also quite pretty inside!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip up in the elevator is worth it. The view from the top is incredible and seeing the Books of Remembrance is very moving. Every Canadian should visit.

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Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the. Canadian capital, Ottawa the Peace Tower is as prominent as a control tower is to an airport. Free tours take you inside the building and the guides will share the history of Canada. The surroundings are beautiful- a huge lawn in the front and a river at the back that divides the provinces ( states) of Ontario... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to go visit the peace tower if you are staying in Ottawa! It has the best views of Ottawa and the surrounding area. When I was there it did not get very busy even though it doesn't have the largest viewing space. It is the perfect place to take picture of the city and surrounding Parliament Buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Ottawa or just happen to be passing by the Parliament, I highly recommend visiting the Peace Tower. The views are amazing and worth stopping for.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views are fantastic and our young people loved it. Costs nothing and is a part of Ottawa and Canada's historical legacy. Not to be missed.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Gotta walk up the peace tower when visiting the Parliament Buildings. This is a must see when in Ottawa

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