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Parliament Hill and Buildings

111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“centre block” (233 reviews)
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111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to Ottawa would be pretty stupid to miss going to the Capital Hill. The tour is short and as of right now, really only brings you to the foyer and lobby. Still it is neat to be in these halls so you should...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beautiful building offers lots from a great place to sightsee and look over the river to an up close opportunity to see parliament in action.

Thank AlbertCrumb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would like that all country in the world can afford to visit theirs parliament as they do in Canada! It's sign of a free country! The guided tour was really nice, se explained us the role and meaning of both chambers, you can access...More

Thank Youness D
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the month of December the Christmas decorations inside the building are very well decorated and they give a happy Christmas feeling for people touring the inside.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful light show cold but great ambiance the hot cocoa was welcome and the setting was great Beaver tails to die for

Thank biztraveller14
Reviewed 1 week ago

See how the members of parliament and prime minister behave... not as well as we would like. And take a nice tour

Thank j0se12345678
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Ottawa half my life and every time I see the Parliament Buildings, I am amazed at the elegance and presence of the Buildings. They are beautifully maintained and if you walk behind them, there are many statues and interesting things to...More

Thank PDWilliams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my wife from Australia on 20th October 2017, were unable to get tickets to do tour around parliament house as they were all gone. You need to line up inside tourist office first thing in the morning when it opens to get tour...More

Thank bon1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Ottawa, our nation’s capital, so we always bring visitors to Parliament Hill and the surrounding area of downtown Ottawa. On a summer visit this summer, we took two couples from Albany NY for a visit to Parliament Hill to start and fanned...More

Thank good2go9
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of.. logistics.. well organized visit and free of cost!!! I was amazed at the quality of experience. Quite popular... so go early if you want to avoid crowds. A typical tour of this place takes about an hour (the abridged version of it).. if...More

Thank anandkarpur
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September 27, 2017|
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Response from john_bradley2 | Reviewed this property |
You can better try direct to the Tourist Information Office for Ottawa. They are very responsive and should field yr query pdq.
September 19, 2017|
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Response from joelvidad2001 |
1. Yes, Centre Block is open for tours on most weekends. Timings of the tours do change depending on the season of visit and parliamentary activity, so feel free to check their website. 2. Unfortunately, Changing of the... More
August 29, 2017|
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Response from joelvidad2001 |
You may choose your time slot from the ones available once you get to the front desk of 90 Wellington Street (across from Parliament Hill). I suggest you line up anytime from 8:00 to 8:30 (ticket office opens at 9:00) during... More