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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff...

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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I strongly recommend when visiting Parliament Hill to take a tour. It is free, and as long as it is a quiet day in Parliament, the tour lasts about 1 hour. You can still go into... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I strongly recommend when visiting Parliament Hill to take a tour. It is free, and as long as it is a quiet day in Parliament, the tour lasts about 1 hour. You can still go into the Parliament building, but if you want to learn a lot about the government and purposeful designs throughout the building, take the tour. However... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sunshine and warm winter weather made for an enjoyable trip. We just missed four tour buses, that were loading back on as we arrived. Plenty of lunch spots a short walk south afterwards.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not been here in two decades so it was special to be be able to revisit and appreciate all over again what our Capitol has to offer. The views from the Peace Tower were incredible. Huge police presence but everyone was very friendly and helpful. Be sure to stop in the Information building across from the Parliament to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I don't even know where to start with this - I had no idea this show even existed....and then last summer as we were passing through Ottawa for a couple of days we heard that there was a show put on every night in front of the parliament buildings. Wow! I'm so glad we went to this. It was such... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These buildings are beautifully structured. I love the history and a great place for anyone to visit.

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were impressed by our first visit to Parliament Hill. The place isn't as big as I thought but it is incredibly ornate. Nice to see what we buck up for.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So there it is, the Parliament Building, with its amazing architecture, located by the Ottawa River. This is where policies, which impact Canadians, are made. This is where the government operates from. I was grateful for having the opportunity to visit this place finally. I felt proud to be Canadian when I saw this building. It was busy when we... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pleasure of showing my son parliaments question period and the offices I once worked when I was younger. Such a beautiful building. Stop and look at the details and architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful visit to The Hill. We walked the grounds and enjoyed the views of the Rideau Canal and Ottawa River. We made a point to visit each statue and the Cat House to meet some of the more friendly wild cats and a caretaker. The history and architecture of the buildings is incredible. Our guide was very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When I arrived in Ottawa, the first place I wanted to see was Trudeau's place of employment. Apparently, I wasn't alone in that. Parliament Hill is an awe-inspiring collection of magnificent architecture that's more than stood the test of time. You'll find that if you want to see the buildings up close, you'll run into big crowds on the grounds--especially... More 

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