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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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We were inside with the guided tour some time ago. It was very interesting to see everything real as we can know it watching TV. Last week we watched amazing lights show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We were inside with the guided tour some time ago. It was very interesting to see everything real as we can know it watching TV. Last week we watched amazing lights show.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The grounds and buildings are spectacular. However be prepared to stand in line for a few hours if you want to take a tour. We got there first thing in the morning and there was already a long line up and we gave up hope and had to be satisfied with the exterior views.

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Calgary, Canada
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There is no need to go inside to appreciate the beauty of the whole area. The buildings are amazing, the grounds are equally as breathtaking. There is no cost if you just show up to the grounds. I was not interested in going inside, I just wanted to revel in the beauty of the area. I am told that Canada... More 

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Markham
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

How else do you describe the place where all laws are passed and where the people of Canada represented? We may not agree with what gets passed but we should all agree that this is a very powerful site. Getting tickets for a free tour of the building on a long weekend and one that coincides with an American long... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

History, architecture, politics, scenery, people. A visit to Canada's parliament has it all. Great views from thePeace Tower accessed by elevator. Play frisbee or soccer on the lawns. Join hundreds for Yoga on Wednesday in the summer. Great photo ops. There is no $ charge for entry

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London, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It was my first time to visit this place even if I'm already living in Canada for more than 5years. Along with my spouse, we have relatives visiting the country and we wanted them to see tourist destinations that can show the true Canadian heritage, and the Parliament is definitely the best way to start that. Seeing those wonderful buildings... More 

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Campbellton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, stunning, clean, artistic, respectful, absolutely grand!!!! A must see for everone. Visit is free.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Do not miss a guided tour of the parliament buldings. It is free and you will be intrigued and fascinated. If you are there July 10 to September, DO NOT miss the free fabulous light show on the face of the Parliament buldings every evening at dusk.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I went into the Peace Tower and saw the books of Remembrance for the fallen from the wars. The guide was so thoughtful -he told me when my uncle's name would be displayed every year, and sent me a photocopy of the page! This uncle was dearly loved by our family. I sent a copy to my cousin who was... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa are beautiful and rich with history, with available tours (book them across Wellington Street). You can walk around to the back and look out over the mighty Ottawa River where the explorers of long ago travelled. Just to the east of the buildings, you can descend the stairs to the Rideau Canal and view the... More 

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