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Confederation Square National Historic Site of Canada

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Address: 40 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Beautiful Park

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sail29er
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed across the street from here and Pokémon Go was just released the week before so there were hordes of people on and off going through the park! My kids caught quite a few here. Outside of that, the park has a few statues and a nice fountain in the middle along with some benches and nicely landscaped -... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Just happened upon this little park. Quiet, nice place to relax, see the water fountain/statues/monuments in the park, etc.

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Massena, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

There is both Starbucks and Tim Horton's near Confederation Park. We grabbed Tim Horton's for breakfast and ate at the park. It's a quieter park than others with great views. Some interesting sculpture and nice sitting areas. Clean and quiet.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Nice area for sitting, relaxing, people watching. Seems to be an area people walk through to get to other locations.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Watching the various artists starting to prepare for the opening of the Winterval event in the adjacent park was fascinating.

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Thank John R
Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

The Confederation Square has a great view of the Rideau Canal and has bronze plaques for each of the Provinces and Territories. Very nice on a sunny day, but the wind can be strong especially in the winter.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Walking by, it's worth the stop, but it's just that...whilst walking by. It's a little park with cool things in it to sit and read, chat, walk whatever. Do it, you won't regret it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My children and I were downtown for the day. Packed a lunch and ate at Confederation Square. What a great parc in the middle of the city. Large trees, beautiful water fountain, lots of fun. It's a definate place to stop and take in nature, throw a couple of coins in the fountain and enjoy some quiet time.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

The park was near the canal but there weren't a lot of people in the park. Lots of benches and grassy areas to relax and have a picnic away from the busy area.

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