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Confederation Square

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Address: Elgin and Wellington, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5W1, Canada
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Quiet park near canal

The park was near the canal but there weren't a lot of people in the park. Lots of benches and grassy areas to relax and have a picnic away from the busy area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Connecticut
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135 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The park was near the canal but there weren't a lot of people in the park. Lots of benches and grassy areas to relax and have a picnic away from the busy area.

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Its a nice park located fairly close to Parliament and downtown. We were walking to dinner on Elgin street when we stumbled across Confederation Square. Its a nice place to come and reflect but also learn about native history.

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Toronto
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Confederation Square is tucked in between the National Arts Centre, and the War Memorial. We were walking over to Sparks Street Mall and spotted the memorial for First Nations Veterans. Should you be visiting the War Memorial, we recommend that you walk down Elgin Street, and remember the people who were in Canada first, and who fought along side their... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This little park is close to the National Arts Centre. During daylight hours, it's a pleasant place to be in with a number of interpretative plaques and a welcome fountain. A popular brown bag lunch with downtown office workers. I do not advise going through the park after dark except when it is being used as a festival or concert... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This park is sought of the National War Memorial. It has green space is is often used for event concerts.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We visited during Winterlude 2014. We stayed at the Ottawa Sheraton hotel, so wasn't a great distance to walk for festivities. We went over during the day and it was packed full of people, we couldn't get close to see the sculptures or the carving events going on. We toured the rest of the city and came back at night... More 

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Orangeville, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Beautiful Ice Sculptures at this park during the Winterlude! If you go through at night, all the lights are on and the place is absolutely magical.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

It has a very nice water fountain and some monuments but aside from that it was a little small. It had a lot of trees and grass so nice for a picnic.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

A beautiful walking tour provides a visual treat. Staff are around all areas to answer questions about what you are looking at and we extremely helpful. Went early in the morning!

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Waterdown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

surrounded by traffic, government vehicles and tour buses, the noise is a bit much. That said, the walkways lead in a myriad of different directions, some confusing, but pretty walks along the way.

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