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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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Parliament building is only allowed through guided tours, and there are limited number each hour. Tickets are free and available at the information building across the street... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Parliament building is only allowed through guided tours, and there are limited number each hour. Tickets are free and available at the information building across the street, but make sure to go there early to pick up tickets. We went around 11 am, and all the English tours were full until 4:30 pm. So we decided to go to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

good to see from s historical standpoint they changibg ot yhe uards always have a good how you should see the capiyal many tp offer everybidy

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Fairmount Chateau Laurier which was walking distance to the Parliament buildings. They were setting up for Canada Day Celebrations and lots of renovations and or restorations being made on the buildings. There were Canadian flags everywhere which generated a great patriotic feeling in Canada's capital.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We did a tour and it was nice. The library is interesting and so different from the rest of the building. We loved the clock tower, you can see everything, however, getting there is not fun. We were smushed into the smallest elevator I have ever been on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I would call this place as heart of Canada, a very beautiful place. Takes not much of the time to fall in love with the monumental buildings in and around this area. Well maintained historical buildings, cleanliness and bike-friendly location these are the keywords. The historical ByWard Market is also not that far from here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Love the old architecture. Able to walk around the grounds with a beautiful view from behind the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful surroundings and free tour is informative and well pitched. Library is worth seeing even if you are not interested in politics. Get your tickets early to guarantee a place on the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Parliament Hill, enjoyed the tour as well. There was not much of a lineup for the tickets. Went to Peace tower as well, breathtaking view! And its all free of cost !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've been to the Parliament Hill and Buildings three times with my families, friends, or just my self. I say this area and the buildings are the reason Ottawa is now Ottawa. When you are in Ottawa, just go and take a look. There is a guided tour in the Parliament Building, and you can listen to the debate, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was my first time in Ottawa, and when we traveled downtown to the Parlament Hill area I was awestruck. The architecture is magnificent, the city is very clean and pedestrian-friendly - it was a great experience. Several of the beautiful buildings downtown are being renovated for Ottawa 2017, so they had scaffolding and protective drapes that hid their magnificence.... More 

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

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