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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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Amazing park

What an amazing park situated to the side and back of Parliament hill. What a view of Parliament hill and the Ottawa river. The park is clean with nice floral and fauna, The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Prince Albert, Canada
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Prince Albert, Canada
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an amazing park situated to the side and back of Parliament hill. What a view of Parliament hill and the Ottawa river. The park is clean with nice floral and fauna, The pathways are excellent and seating is available in shady areas, perfect to rest a while. Went their for a fireworks presentation. Fantastic.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park is truly spectacular. It is so very beautiful. It is also very peaceful as well. I am so jealous of the Ottawa people having such a gem right in the city. It is near the river which just make it even more incredible. A perfect place to walk around, Plenty of paths to see all the scenic beauty.

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Richmond Hill, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the park as our thoroughfare from the main street to our hotel (Fairmont). It was a beautiful walk with a nice path and very well-groomed grounds.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Very nice place for walks, picnics and pictures. Is very close to other attractions. Very nice location for photos.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Located right in the heart of downtown, majors hill park is very nice. Great for a stroll, a picnic, doing activities, or just people watching, a visit is definitely worthwhile.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Beautiful and well-maintained park providing scenic views of Parliament Hill, Rideau Canal, and Gatineau, Quebec across the river.

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Riverview, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We stopped in on Canada Day. It is a major spot for activities on Canada Day. No pun intended. Great spot for families. Beautiful view of Ottawa. Spot in, for a picnic or next July 1.

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Elora, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

On Canada Day this park really comes alive. There are learning exhibits, musicians, many free food samples and some other delicious food that is available for a small fee. It is also free to get into on Canada Day.

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luvthesun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is a lovely park to hold these festivities. although busy there was lots of room for walking and browsing. Great bandstand area for shows.

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I spent sunset at the park, it was a beautiful and relaxing view! I felt comfortable late at night. There was enough people around to feel safe but the park is big enough to feel relaxed. I recommend to sit along the Rideau Canal for a great view of the skyline and Alexandra Bridge at sunet

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