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A must stop landmark...

I take everyone to Peace Tower on their first visit of Ottawa. Historical significance cannot be... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
whileitravel
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Ottawa, Canada
It was a fantastic lookout, but it's close

It's now under restoration for at least 10 years, the lookout, the vintage elevator, etc. will be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marie G
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I take everyone to Peace Tower on their first visit of Ottawa. Historical significance cannot be missed. Beautiful structure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank whileitravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's now under restoration for at least 10 years, the lookout, the vintage elevator, etc. will be missed.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was breathtaking! Appreciated the maps which explained the sites and buildings within range of site and significance.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here reminds me some old british tower buildings. The peace tower is located in the highest elevation of Parliament hill. Not a bad experience. Do not forget to visit inside the tower. My overall grade is 60 out of 100.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navid A
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is my first time in Ottawa. I missed a chance to visit hold of building unfortunately. However, I had a chance to visit Peace Tower. That amazing in me. I was in love with architecture of the building.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

I cant say much about this as we saw it as part of the night time activities for New Years eve, The tower was just as well lit up as the rest of the building as we watced the light show. The view from here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed January 3, 2019

If you're taking a tour of Parliament building then this is the must place to visit. The view from the top is magnificent. You can see the entire Ottawa from there. Loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

A stunning centre piece to the Parliament buildings, don’t forget to go around the back of the building for stunning views over the river, and oh yes! don’t forget your camera, and wrap up warm!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed November 21, 2018

One had to queue to get free tickets and missed out on the Parliament building but were given free tickets for the 12.00 trip up to the Peace Tower. After 20 minutes of queueing, baggage search, security twice one went up in a lift (past...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

This clock tower is amazing from the outside, and the tour of the inside is just as special. I love looking at this tower and what it stands for. Watching what they do with it in the light show at night makes it even more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from marisacamps | Reviewed this property |
Es muy interesante ver el aspecto multicultural que hay en Canadá. Vimos un representante del parlamento de origen indio y el enorme respeto de los parlamentarios al tratar temas en que discrepaban. Admirable.
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tintin25
British Columbia
Is there a "city pass" for Ottawa? (1 Reply)
My mom (senior) and I will be in Ottawa for 2 days in July. Of course we want to visit the Parliament Buildings (centre block tour which I know is free) and the Peace Tower. I am considering the HOHO bus, just because I know it will be easier for my mom and possibly a boat tour. As for Museums, etc. probably the Museum of Civilization and National Gallery--not sure if mom wants to visit the War Museum and I have already seen it. Is there a "city pass" that would help us economize on the...More
April 13, 2009|
awayIgo2travel
Red Deer, Canada
Our visit to Ottawa (4 Replies)
Well, we are finally home full time since our trip. We arrived in Ottawa on October 30th. While waiting for our luggage (I think Ottawa has the most beautiful airport in the entire country) a couple arrived dresses as aliens to meet someone else on our flight. I am not sure how much nerve I would have to go into the baggage area with a mask on! We took a taxi to the Bed and Breakfast we stayed at in Nepean. I must say we are extremely experienced B & Bers but this was clearly the worst one...More
December 26, 2008|
Response fromscratchmyfeet|
Thanks for posting on your trip. I hope the B & B was cheap because the location sounds terrible, relative to other B & Bs. Too bad you didn't visit the PMs residence the night before. You can actually go Trick or treating there. Also the GG's sometimes sets up a haunted house in the Rideau Hall Lobby.
brightbright
San Francisco, California
Late - but here is our trip report for our June vacation (3 Replies)
Hello Everyone, I wanted to thank everyone on this wonderful board, esp Wine 4-2. It was really helpful for me to plan our wonderful summer vacation. We are a family of 4 - 2 adults & 2 boys (ages 8 & 6). I apologize for the delay in posting... Friday, June 5, We arrived in Toronto at 7:30pm. We get our rental and after dinner, we directly drove to Niagara Falls that night. It was less than 1.5 hr drive, but more than 1 hr drive. We went checked into the hotel and then we were so...More
October 25, 2009|
Response frombrightbright|
Oopps.. we didn't go to Fort York (which is in Toronto). We went to Fort Henry in Kensington. Sorry about that.