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Major's Hill Park

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Address: Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
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This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa...

This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa River.

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A lovely place to view parliament and the river

A bit of peace and quiet during a visit to downtown Ottawa. Great vistas of the parliament buildings and the river. A nice place for a break, grab a coffee and find some sun.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nelson, Canada
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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of peace and quiet during a visit to downtown Ottawa. Great vistas of the parliament buildings and the river. A nice place for a break, grab a coffee and find some sun.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very nice small park, the heart of the Tulip Festival but also the heart of many other festivals, great views to the Parliament Hill. Also you can find here a lot of the Bytown and local history

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely come visit during tulip season! I love here ans love driving beside it in the spring. Take the time to stop and smell the roses.....errr umm tulips!

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Thank OttawaStager
Worthing, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a Nice park after been for walk down town, some great views as well, also nice to see a park kept clean and well maintained

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Beautiful place to go for a walk. The grounds and gardens were stunning, there were lots of educational plaques, and the views were gorgeous.

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My son (10) and I stopped here and played frisbee for an hour while we were waiting for a tour to begin later in the day. We had the best time!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

It's a bit of a hangout for the 420 set, but they're harmless and keep to themselves. Great views of the Ottawa River, Parliament, and Museum of Civilization/History in Hull. Beautiful when the tulips are up in spring.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

It is nice to have a green and open area in the middle of the city, but this can be only as good as what is going on there, whether it be Canada Day festivities or other festivals, this park is best when there is a party.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Flowers, open space, history and art are all available in this park. There are very nice views of the city, the river and locks. Walking through the park leads you to many other attractions.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is part of our history situated behind beautiful Chateau Laurier.You experience the locks still being done by hand

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