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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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Right behind the Chateau Laurier

this is a great little park to visit. So much to do here and lots of concerts in the spring and summer. Walk or just chill out. you should pay this place a visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is a great little park to visit. So much to do here and lots of concerts in the spring and summer. Walk or just chill out. you should pay this place a visit.

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Bolton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

I love walking through Major's Hill. It's a great place to have a picnic or just take a stroll as it connects to many great attractions (Chateau Laurier, Parliament, Ottawa Locks, National Art Gallery, Notre Dame, Byward Market). It is best to come during the spring/fall as it gets busy during the day in the summer and there is not... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

New Years Eve and we got lucky. Drove right along the canal to the market, found a good parking spot behind the Bay, walked up the steps to Major's Hill Park and had the very best view of all three sites they launched the fireworks from. Excellent! Happy New Year!

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

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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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 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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