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202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Confederation Square was a long time in the making. It replaces a triangular plaza named after Governor General Connaught. It was planned in 1927 to house a war memorial to commemorate the fallen of World War I which was not completed for 12 years being...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank futtock21
Reviewed October 7, 2018

In the city centre is this small park, that is ok to wander around, its more stone than grass but its a good place to rest for a few minutes and worth your time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We were staying across the street at the Lord Elgin Hotel. Walked in the park a few times. Loved seeing the kids playing games. The squirrels/chipmunks & pigeons are everywhere. People just out enjoying themselves. Loved seeing the memorial to animals that were also heroes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FrostyRoyal
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice space to sit and watch the world go by. Birds and mammals to watch. Some climb the trees others ride their bikes to work. The trees offer shade and a bit of cool in which the tourist can read a book, drink some water,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AuldYinGiffnock
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We expected a bit more out of something called Confederation Square. It is a large park with some statues and memorials in it. That being said, although maybe not the most exciting place, it was a lovely park, and made a great place to rest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kris-goes-places
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Perfectly located in the centre of where it all happens for residents and tourist alike...great location off Elgin St and the Rideau Canal , across from City Hall and just steps away from Parliament Hill...its a large park with lots of green space, a fountain,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Confederation Park or Parc de la Confédération in downtown Ottawa is a National Historic Site. It is bordered on the south by Laurier Avenue and Ottawa City Hall; on the east by the Rideau Canal and National Defence Headquarters; on the north by the Mackenzie...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LuluReview
Reviewed April 28, 2018

A really nice small, quaint park to go to and relax for awhile. Located right in the heart of Ottawa, near the war memorial. We love to just walk through the park when we are downtown running chores.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KSBouch
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This park is a busy spot throughout the year. Used for many of the City of Ottawa's festivals - it has a beautiful fountain in the centre, with monuments within the park but not obtrusive. There is a war memorial for Aboriginal peoples who served...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Unless you need to stop and refresh yourself, sitting on a park bench, you really only need to spend a few minutes here. There are some interesting statues and the one totem pole along with a fountain that people kept climbing In the day we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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