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Address: 111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
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+1 613-996-0896
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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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Just beautiful!

The Parliament Hill is so beautiful in any time of the year, day or night! We loved the beautiful Neo-Gothic architecture of the buildings, beautiful views of the city... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Parliament Hill is so beautiful in any time of the year, day or night! We loved the beautiful Neo-Gothic architecture of the buildings, beautiful views of the city, interesting monuments. There are free tours available 9-3:30 on the weekdays and they are quite informative and allow you to see the senate chamber (when there is no session), hallways, memorial... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Aside from the beautiful building and grounds this is a wonderful place to see people including other Canadians of every background and visitors from other countries.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first time to visit the Parliament buildings, and I have lived in Ottawa most of my life. The only thing that I wasn't able to do was go up the Peace Tower because the line was so long.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We toured the Parliament Buildings on a cold, snowy day in January. It was a fabulous day. The tour guide was very knowledgable and was able to answer all the questions posed. It was fascinating to see where our government meets - it is a very impressive building. Don't miss going up the Peace Tower - the view is spectacular.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's beautiful, from every angel. The colors , the infinite fire, the guards.. the history. Amazing ! Must see !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So much history and beauty in the Parliament Hill and Buildings. It is truly a magical place. I recommend going to visit in the summer time during the day, and also visiting at night when they have their beautiful light shows!

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a guide to take me around inside and visiting most of the rooms the Parlament. A visti is indeed worth and get to know the history

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Syracuse, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Why wouldn't you trek up the Hill to see Parliament while in Canada's Capital city? Best on a hot day in summer. TIP: Go to the back, behind the Library and Senate side, above the confluence of the River and Canal. Awesome breezes waft upward like a natural air conditioner. Always a pretty, historic site with tons of beauty and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a winter Wonderland around the parliament on new years eve. Brought in the new year celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. Worth the time to hike down to the river and scout around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Strangely enough, if someone asks me to list my favorite natural experiences in Canada, the Parliament Hill and Buildings makes the list. It is somewhat uniquely located by world standards right next to a decent sized and perfectly blue river, and the pathway along the river almost makes one forget that they are the middle of a city. The buildings... More 

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