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This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa River.
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Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
Byward Market Area
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your picnic and walk around and finish here at Major's hill park. There are many shaded areas and you are surrounded by wonderful architecture

Thank renee b
Reviewed 1 week ago

I fell into this park just "doing a wander" and was surprised by how relaxing a place it is. There are panels to describe past history here. It has great views of the Ottawa River. It's also a nice shady place on a hot day...More

Thank Katharina291
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is very clean, and well maintained. Could use a few more benches, but just sitting. on the grass is very relaxing too. I enjoyed the photo gallery along the wall near Chateau Laurier about Canada and the 100 day war, very informative

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try and visit this park when we can and are downtown. We usually take the city bus to accomplish this task due to parking and construction issues in the core. Pleasantly laid out with lots of plants and flowers. Great view of the Chateau...More

Thank gunsarge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site of the Park was originally used to house the workers building the adjacent Rideau Canal. As the Canal stretched towards Kingston and Lark Ontario, the senior Engineer was housed there. As Ottawa's initial development was strongly influenced by the Canal, important institutions and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this park and the corner by the bridge to Quebec there is the cutest cafe with gourmet hot dogs, an out door bar and a little cafe. I got a breakfast burrito that didn't look like much but tasted amazing. There are fantastic...More

1  Thank coreym401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wondering around parliament hill and its surrounding you will not miss this park on a hill side really above the Rideau Canal providing beautiful views of the Parliament Buildings, Chateau Laurier Hotel and others. There is a cafe ( the tavern on...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great park just to go for a walk through. Very quiet and serene. Always like to walk through the park and check out the beautiful flowers and shrubbery.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was hot and sunny - so the shade from the trees was welcome. Great place to take photos of the back of Paliament Hill and the Library building. Also you get a good view of the Rideau Canal,

Thank bob19472016
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Easily accessible from the Chateau Frontenac, National Gallery or Byward Market; Major's Hill Park offers a great perspective on the Rideau Canal locks, and the Quebec side of the Ottawa River. Well worth the detour. If you have the time there is a nice cafe...More

Thank Peter K
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