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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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Great for History Buffs

It wasn't my first time here, but I always enjoy it and will return again. Great view behind the buildings of the river. Lots of statutes of historical figures to look at and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Keswick, Canada
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Keswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It wasn't my first time here, but I always enjoy it and will return again. Great view behind the buildings of the river. Lots of statutes of historical figures to look at and learn about. Lots of construction around buildings this time and a very high police prescence around the property. Not like it used to be.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We took a guided tour of the Parliament building which we really enjoyed. The architecture is stunning and the guide was very informative. It was great to see portraits of past prime ministers. Take the elevator to the top of the piece tower for a great view of Ottawa. We arrived before 9AM opening and there was a lineup already.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Your in Ottawa and not touring this place? Well then I should say u haven't see anything in Canada. This is a must watch place. Important for whole Canadians. A place where you feel the importance of the country with the beautiful view.

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Pickering
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10 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you visit Ottawa then you must visit the Parliament building even if you don't go inside. It is a nice place to walk around and take in the feel of Ottawa. I visited in the winter and would really like to see it in the summer when there is no snow.

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is a must tour for every Canadian as well for tourists from other Countries. There is a lot of history here,It is a very beautiful Building check it out and make sure you go to the top of the peace tower for a awesome view of the City of Ottawa. DM.WB

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Arrived too lake in the day to get a proper tour but were able to walk around and go to the Peace Tower. Took a while to go through security but worth the visit.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We took a tour of the parliament and saw were the gov't works. Wish they were in session would have loved to sit in on a meeting.

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NYC
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This building a must see and you will never get tired of looking at it. It is a nice place to walk around and take in the feel of Canada. I would highly recommend.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

A must to the architecture is unbelievable and everywhere you look there is something new to see. The Wait can be a little long but definitely worth it!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I've seen Parliament Hill many times, but on a nice clear day with the flag on top of the clock tower waving its special. It does really feel like the capital of this great country and it is a special set of buildings. I have always had a fondness for the library at the back and all the detail and... More 

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