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Major's Hill Park

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Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
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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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A walk in the park ... with a view

This spacious green space was an expanse of quiet and calm on weekdays this week. Located behind the Chateau Laurier and above the Rideau Canal locks, be sure to continue all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This spacious green space was an expanse of quiet and calm on weekdays this week. Located behind the Chateau Laurier and above the Rideau Canal locks, be sure to continue all the way out to Nepean Point for the best views of the Parliament Buildings & Library

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Its a great park to come to if you have time or kill or want to relax. You can read a book, people watch, have a picnic, nap, and just enjoy the fresh air and green space. If your looking to relax and clear your mind this is a great place to come and its located very close to downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Beautiful green space in downtown Ottawa. Just sit and read or people watch, or blow bubbles, kick a ball around, have a picnic. Site for tulips and Canada Day, Franco Ontarien, etc.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This park is a nice, quiet place to hang out or go for a walk. As you near the top of the hill, it offers excellent views of Parliament, the Ottawa River and the Museum of History.

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Knowlton, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Beautiful green space right in downtown Ottawa, nice and quiet area for a break or for a picnic before resuming your visit to Ottawa.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Between the National Gallery/ Byward Market is this nice park to walk around in and enjoy a different view of Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal, the Ottawa River, and Gatineau. With a summer breeze, the tress provide a good way to rest your feet from the walking one does visiting Ottawa

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After strolling around, take a picnic to the park.. right downtown Ottawa. It is especially nice in the spring with all the tulips.. but it is equally nice in summer with lots of flowers..

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

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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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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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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Address: Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area

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