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Address: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada

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quick way to get a glimpse of Parliament without the tour

If the wait for a tour is too long, this is a quick way to get a glimpse of Parliament without the tour. You also get a great view of Ottawa.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You don't find the name is a misnomer since our newest prime minister has cozied up here? Nice building - just too bad about the occupants.

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The peace tower is offered as a separate tour from the parliament guided tour. If you have plans to do the parliament guided tours, then avoid doing this as a separate tour and avoid going through the security check. At the end of the guided parliament tour, the guide will offer you an opportunity to go up to the tower.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

If the wait for a tour is too long, this is a quick way to get a glimpse of Parliament without the tour. You also get a great view of Ottawa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We loved the view and the story behind the tower. The staff were great as well. It is well worth a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We got the ticket to entire this building at last minute. But very worth because the view form this building was fabulous.... Memorable place... Need to get the ticket from outside to enter this tower. But ticket is Free...

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Probably the highlight of my visit to the parliament building. Such a great view of the city that I didn't want to leave! And for such a great price (free) you can go as often as you like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had about a 20 minute wait to go up the Peace Tower, but was worth it. Saw all the bells on the way up in the elevator. The views from the top were amazing, and heard some interesting facts and stories from the security officer. On the journey down you get to see the Memorial hall - very moving.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

As part of the tour of the Canadian Parliament buildings, a highlight is the visit to the Peace Tower. Reconstructed after the great fire of 1916, the aptly named Peace Tower houses a shrine to the fallen soldiers of Canada defending their country and their way of life. A top the Tower is a look out tower with providing a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Amazing view and amazing history. It might be easy to skip this on your tour but honestly is the best part. Great views. Great pictures

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

While this was not part of the guided tour, it would be worth your while to queue and take the lift to the top of the Peace Tower. en route, you get a glimpse of the many bells installed. At the top, you will be rewarded with a great view of Ottawa.

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Address: Address: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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