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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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Friendly staff, great tour

Unfortunately I arrived too late to visit the main building but to see the East Block for free was still worth it. Our guide Becca was very good and the whole staff was really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately I arrived too late to visit the main building but to see the East Block for free was still worth it. Our guide Becca was very good and the whole staff was really friendly, everyone had a few nice words for me. I would like to thank again the pretty lady who offered to take my photo with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We were unable to enter as the King of Jordan was visiting when we arrived. A very helpful Mountie took us past the security to the entrance and pointed out some of the interesting details there. He more than made up for the disappointment of not entering.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

nice attraction for kids but given the amount of tours they could make it a little more fun for the children. Very serious tour which I understand given the parliament but they should accommodate. Tickets sold out quick and the peace tour lineup was ridiculously long. All you see is a nice view of Ottawa. Not worth it with cranky... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Someone has got to get on the Canada Day security problem. I get that we need to be safe but there has to be a better system than the one that has people line up for hours to get onto the hill to watch fireworks and listen to bands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This structure is amazing. The pictures don't give the image of the power, grandeur, and stately structure. It is under renovation so the west wing is covered but that does not diminish the view. The history of the building is intriguing and in 2014 a new dimension was added which heightened security to protect those working and visiting the Parliament... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The free tour of the Parliament Buildings is a must do when you are in Ottawa. The tour is very informative for all ages. Note: you must have ID for the tour - even children have to have photo ID.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Go early (like 9am) to get the best choice of times - tours are free. Great way to see Centre and East blocks before they undergo renos in 2018. Guides were knowledgeable, but somewhat scripted, especially when asked questions about the incident in October and the Senate scandal. They also were not fully communicative about some of the renos going... More 

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Spring, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The buildings are worth more than just one picture. The view is impressive walking from a distance. I visited right before C Day and the big stage was set right in front of Parliament. Great photo op!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

FREE,and absolutely brilliant tour of both houses of Parliament,, including panoramic views from the clock tower ,with high speed lift access. A must for all visitors. Timed tickets from information across the street from the mai entrance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to go to Parliament Hill on a Saturday so the Senate and House were not in session, which meant we could tour every part of the building. The library in the Paliament building was absolutely amazing, as was the Senate house. Sadly, the Peace Tower ws closed but that didn't dampen thetour. One of the mose... 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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