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Major's Hill Park

Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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Ranked #20 of 145 Attractions in Ottawa
Type: Parks
Description: This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa River.
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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Excellent park in the center of downtown, lots of great views and neat things to look at, keep your eyes open and you may see a ground hog in the gardens :-) Great place to bring a sandwich and a drink and sit out on a bench to people watch. Great views of parliament, the locks, and gatineau hills; take... More

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Berkel en Rodenrijs
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After a busy day of sightseeing this nice and clean park was the perfect way for us to relax a bit and let our one-year old run around. The park is situated next to the Rideau Canal with its locks and provides magnificent views on the canal, Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We enjoyed a pleasant morning walk here. It is a beautiful park, with a location that allows views of many things that make Ottawa special (eg. Peace Tower, Parliament Hill, the canal and locks, etc.).

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Ottawa
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276 reviews 276 reviews
85 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Thepark is well located and close by everything. Take a lunch and sit on one of the benches in the shade and enjoy the day or the afternoon.

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent place to see the firework show in August. Lots of trees and nice landscaping. Also safe to walk at night with lots of lighting.

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Brockville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We walked through the park to look at the Rideau Canal and it is very beautiful and nice to see. The grounds are kept very clean and well maintained.

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very pretty, peaceful park next to Parliament Hill and overlooking the Ottawa River. A great place for a walk, a rest, or a picnic.

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Ontario
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a really lovely park with great views of the Parliament buildings and the river. You'll pass it walking from Parliament or Byward Market towards the National Gallery or the Mint. It's worth it to stop, rest, and enjoy the views.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a nice park downtown Ottawa with a nice view of the Parliament and the Ottawa river. Across the river you can see the Museum of Civilization which is also very beautiful. Go for a walk or seat and relax.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This part is directly behind the Chateau Laurier . The park is pretty but not huge. It has nice views of parliament hill, the museum of civilization across across the river in Quebec. Tulips - During the tulip festival there are lots of tulips throughout the park. During the hot summer days lots of people come to relax in the... More

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