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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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Tour of the Parliament building!

This tour was more fun than I anticipated! Our tour guide was very funny & very knowledgeable about the architecture of the building. On this tour, which lasted about 50 mins, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This tour was more fun than I anticipated! Our tour guide was very funny & very knowledgeable about the architecture of the building. On this tour, which lasted about 50 mins, we saw the House of Commons, the Library of Parliament & the Senate. Seeing these rooms was like being in a movie! After the tour you have the freedom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Take the tour - it's free! Head up to the top of the bell tower and explore the city. Take in the grounds, tour the exterior, take in the stunning vistas of the Ottawa River, the locks, and the bridges. If you're here in summer, the Sound and Light show is a must see. Every night, unless it rains, at... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Parliament is a great building to see......but it is always under construction. I was here four years ago and it was under construction. Tours are okay. The light show at night changes yearly and is a nice added touch to see.

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Napanee, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great experience, I've seen Parliament Hill on T.V. so many times but seeing it up close in person you see how big and beautiful it looks, it is very well kept and enjoyed our time in Ottawa.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We waited in line for 45 minutes to pick up our free tickets - be sure to arrive earlier for a shorter line. We toured the main Parliament building and the beauty inside is not to be missed! Our tour guide was excellent - Francoise - and he had many facts to tell us about the building and the Canadian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful city , clean and well maintained. Parliament buildings and the surrounding were so majestic with an architecture to die for

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Watertown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Tours or Parliament Hill are free and are offered in both French and English. I recommend getting your tickets early in the day, by 10am, since there is limited availability on every tour and the tours tend to fill up by early afternoon. You go to the capital information building across the street from Parliament Hill and get tickets for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The free Parliament tour was informative and beautiful. After getting through security, the tour guide shows you all the important rooms. Educational for the children.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I visited the east and centre block of the parliament just a few days ago. We started with the east block as was suggested to us by the ticket counter. I was a bit disappointed with the lack of rooms to see. We focused on three people (three rooms) and I was left underwhelmed. Maybe it was because of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I did the center block tour and enjoyed every minute of it. WE also did the peace tower and had a great time.

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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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