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Confederation Square

202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Perfect for walking our dog who enjoyed chasing squirrels

Confederation Park or Parc de la Confédération in downtown Ottawa is a National Historic Site. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LuluReview
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Canada
Beautiful Park

A really nice small, quaint park to go to and relax for awhile. Located right in the heart of... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Kevin B
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Ottawa, Canada
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202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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

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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

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Every hour there is a changing of the two guards, complete with inspection and bagpipes. The somber mood giving honor to the Canadian soldiers who died in each of the wars as well as the Unknown Soldiers was inspiring. Unfortunately there were a couple of...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

With everything to see and do in Ottawa, this is a super spot to sit on one of the many benches and catch one's breath. And, various statues with story lines will augment your knowledge of Canadian history. For the more adventurous, this is a...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

- The Confederation Park is the place where they have the Ice Sculpture Festival. - Weekends are good to visit with family, but there is a lot of people visiting. - Some long lines, but well organized and doesn't take a long time to see...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Very cultural interesting and very Canadian all the native sculptures would look great in my garden. Great photo op.

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

It is a small Square at the end of Elgin St. It is the second most important ceremonial centre in Ottawa. It is the place where you can see the guard changing and some importatn dignitaries when visiting Ottawa

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Beautiful park in a great area, on Elgin St. Park can be quite busy in the summer time, but there's lots of space, seating and shade! There are lots of coffee shops nearby and restaurants down the street.

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