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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
Phone Number: 613-996-0896
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: 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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Make sure you stop by the tourist information building on Wellington Street to get your tickets for the free Parliament tour. If you go early in the day you'll have your choice of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Miramichi, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Make sure you stop by the tourist information building on Wellington Street to get your tickets for the free Parliament tour. If you go early in the day you'll have your choice of times, as the tours seem to book up quickly. Tickets are only available for booking by the day.

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Impressive area to look around and with excellent views over the river. We had timed it right for the changing of the guard with full band fanfare and the change done on large lawned area to the front of the buildings

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We arrived downtown early for the Changing of the Guard, found our "spot" (up top of the centre stairs and on left side looking down) and I went to get tour tickets for the Centre Block tour. We managed to see the spectacular show (changing of the guard), walked along the paths behind the Supreme Court building, Parliament, and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Building of Parliament is though doesn't match one in London still beautiful inside and outside. Also during the tour you can find out a lot of interesting facts about Canada and it's political system. At the end of the tour they allow to visit Time Tower, and you can enjoy a wonderful view of the city. You can get a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

First of all the architecture is beautiful. There was a lot of symbolism in the construction, ranging from busts of important legislators and prime ministers built into the columns of one of the foyers to the provincial seals on display in various legislative rooms. The tour was very thorough in explaining the history of the building and the legislative process... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide Andrew was very informative and relayed a lot of fun facts. If you want tickets to the free tour it is first come first serve across the street. Tickets are handed out at 9am every morning. You have to be there at least by 830am to line up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Ottawa seems much older than DC is. Their buildings are large, stone, with cupolas and wonderful windows. The grounds are totally open to all, but if you want to tour any of the Parliament buildings you must make a reservation. When I was there (July 15), they had part of the buildings covered, since they were sandblasting to clean the... More 

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Don't miss the Light and Sound show at night. The architecture of the building is very nice. You will go through security. Free tickets to go there. But, tickets are first come first serve basis. Be there at 9 a.m to get the tickets. You will get the tickets right across the street from the Parliament Building. Free parking on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This tour was more fun than I anticipated! Our tour guide was very funny & very knowledgeable about the architecture of the building. On this tour, which lasted about 50 mins, we saw the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament & the Senate. Seeing these rooms was like being in a movie! After the tour you have the freedom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Take the tour - it's free! Head up to the top of the bell tower and explore the city. Take in the grounds, tour the exterior, take in the stunning vistas of the Ottawa River, the locks, and the bridges. If you're here in summer, the Sound and Light show is a must see. Every night, unless it rains, at... More 

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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
Phone Number: 613-996-0896
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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