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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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Ottawa City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Impressive but look forward to seeing them after a clean!

We didn't get to go inside unfortunately but worth a visit. Nice views over the city. Good information posted all around for the tourist. Will be back to the inside tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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kimberley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We didn't get to go inside unfortunately but worth a visit. Nice views over the city. Good information posted all around for the tourist. Will be back to the inside tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I did this tour on a Saturday morning in spring at 10ish. It was in English only, though they also do tours in French, and lasted about an hour. Not too much walking but a lot of standing and a few flights of stairs involved.....so I would say this tour is fine for most people. It isn't suitable for young... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The buildings and architecture are awesome. The history is very interesting. And the staff were very knowledgeable, personable and professional. As an American it was an excellent opportunity to learn a lot about my Canadian neighbors during and excellently designed tour. Avoid going on a Wednesday. If there are Parliamentary sessions you won't get a full tour.

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Nova Sotia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A must to visit in the Capital. Visit early in day to ensure a ticket -they only give out so many per day for a 40 minute tour. Tour guides are students and very knowledgable. Group was about 25 people -from Belgium, USA and from BC to NS represented. Very interesting insight into government. Free and a must see and... More 

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Rabat, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

As we went at Christmas time, the moving lights display on the outside of the building was a great sight to see.

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Dublin, Ireland
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Everything about a visit to Parliament in Ottawa is worthwhile and the standard of tour guide ( university students ) on the day I visited (12.50 Tues 14th) was better than any professional tour guide I have yet to encounter worldwide - and it's a free tour ☺️. However my advice is: A. Carefully plan the dates of your visit... More 

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BARRIE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The grounds are very well kept and you can freely walk around the building and view all the monuments and statues. The west side of the builing is under construction and you cannot get all the way around. Private vehicles are not allowed on the grounds.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Naturally intense security but very friendly too. Tour was excellent. Don't forget to visit the Peace tower with the Memorial Room, it was not part of the tour...well worth looking at that. The tour includes the Library...worth taking the tour just for that, it was incredible!

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Yarmouth, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful architecture, great tours and interesting histories of various things. Government was not in session, so we got to see a lot more than if they had been. The view from the bell tower is magnificent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Absolutely beautiful buildings. Walk down on the other side by the river to get great pictures. Definitely a must see if you're in the Capitol.

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