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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
Phone Number: 613-996-0896
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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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Canadian icon and a must-see when in Ottawa

The Parliament is a Canadian icon and is a must-see when in Ottawa. Tours are free, frequent and educational. Keep in mind the Parliament is going to close in 2018 for 10 years of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Parliament is a Canadian icon and is a must-see when in Ottawa. Tours are free, frequent and educational. Keep in mind the Parliament is going to close in 2018 for 10 years of renovation.

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Calgary, Canada
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free tour! Do not ever pay for this tour. Marie, our guide was fantastic and knowledgable, very professional and full of energy! Eventhough the tour is short, there is a lot of see and learn about. This tour focused on the positives, not the negatives of Parliament. Will take this tour again!

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Thank demolitionrob
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful and historical. You can see the exterior of some buildings black because there was a fire 100 years ago. It is worthwhile to go inside the parliament and take a tour. The visit is free. One just needs to go to the visitor centre across the street and get a free ticket. The ticket tells you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As an citizen of the USA, it was fascinating to get this up close and personal to the campus, buildings and a tour highlighting the country's national government center. The history, the resources and parliament chambers were very interesting to see and to learn from. And the view of Ottawa from the top of the tower was breath taking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Parliament Hill is a place that I think every Canadian should see at least once if they have the opportunity. There are nice views in the back of the river and Quebec as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved strolling through Ottawa and seeing Parliament Hill. Beautiful in February but would recommend visiting in the summer.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are in the Ottawa are this is definitely an iconic site to visit! Beautiful views and amazing pictures just waiting to be taken on the grounds!

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Elmwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always enjoy this free tour every time I am in Ottawa. The building is so beautiful, the rich history within the walls, the library especially. If you ever have a chance to visit the parliament and walk around the area, I strongly recommend it. Keep in mind that there is huge security there now. The same as if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed watching the changing of the guard which occurs daily in summer, not sure of the dates. They marched up the streets and then on to the huge expanse of grounds in front of Parliament House. Also the sound and light show at night, depicting the history of Canada, was very good

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's relaxing to just stroll and watch and read the status, buildings and history. Enjoy a nice sunny day.

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