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A stunning centre piece to the Parliament buildings, don’t forget to go around the back of the... read more

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One had to queue to get free tickets and missed out on the Parliament building but were given free... read more

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Reviewed today

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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting tower from the outside...if yo go into the building there is a small elevator that takes you to the top of the inside of the tower...entrance is near the gift shop...whole complex with offices a comfortable 2-3 hour tour

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have been to parliament building many times but my 1st time to the peace tower. The view is gorgeous at the top. But you'd better be early to get the ticket.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Did it as part of the Parliament House tour. It is an incredible view from up there and well worth doing. Interestingly the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is in the same ower, stop and have a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Don T
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The views are amazing, but the space itself is also really beautiful - the gold ceiling decor is so pretty and unique. So happy we were able to visit before renovations begin.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EverydayImTraveling
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Do go to the Peace Tower for the view even if you take a tour in French. We had a nice view just before it got foggy with low visibility.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ELLlady
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

After we completed our tour of the Parliament building we walked up some stairs and waited in the short line up for the elevator to the 20th floor viewing area. Though it is a small area the views are great especially on a nice fall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kpatters
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We enjoyed our tour of the Parliament building and the Peace Tower was part of that. It took a bit of time in the line up to get the elevator to the tower, but it was worth the wait to see the displays and to...More

Date of experience: September 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 Replies)
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
Western 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...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 Jose, CA
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...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.