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Major's Hill Park

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Address: Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
Description: This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa...
This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa River.
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From Major to Parliament Hill with Tulip flower bed

You could get a good view of the parliament building from Major Hill's park while enjoy sitting on the green pasture. There are also nice views of the Chateau Laurier and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You could get a good view of the parliament building from Major Hill's park while enjoy sitting on the green pasture. There are also nice views of the Chateau Laurier and the glass dome of the National Gallery.

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a large group of family visiting and all agreed we have to go to the fireworks. It was spectacular! Seeing it close up is great. It was very crowded and hot, but being polite Canadians our arrival and departure went smoothly. We all agreed -everyone should go at least once.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stopped at the Park on our walking tour from the Canal. We were really impressed with the tulips and the historical plaque's to read. Neat little place to relax on a walk.

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Just a fabulous spot to wander, lay in the sun, stare at the river, meet people and listen to tunes during Franco Fest !!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The view is very nice of the side of Parliament Hill, the walking paths were a little slippy, but well worth the "skate" to see

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful park like setting right near Parliament Hill. A great walk during Tulip Fest in May when you can see all of the flowers in bloom. It's a great park to walk around and enjoy nature right in the heart of the city.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were in Ottawa at the time of the changing of the colours in the trees. The walk in and around this park was beautiful. The weather was a bit cool and overcast when we were there but there were still a lot of people in the park. It is a must to see whilst in Ottawa

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lovely park located next to the Byward Market and behind the Fairmont Chateau Laurier and near the National Gallery of Canada. People and dog friendly (on a leash) park with lots of well manicured lawns, bushes and great look outs viewing the Rideau Canal, the Parliament Buildings, the Ottawa River and across to the Quebec side.. old Hull. Especially lovely... More 

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Pembroke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I love this little park, no matter the season or time of day. It has a substantial view of Gatineau and the Parliament Buildings. If you possess any knowledge of ancient history in Canada, you may be able to appreciate the geological features as well as the significance of the cultural heritage landscape from this vantage point. Above all, visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It is a nice peaceful place to have a moment to yourself or just to relax. It is nestled right in the middle of most of the key attractions in Ottawa. A good place to sit and catch your breath after viewing the Parliament Hill, the War Memorial, the Rideau Canal, the Byward Market, the Notre Dame, the Art Gallery,... More 

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