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Peace Tower

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Address: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada
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a must visit

a must visit while in ottawa. beautiful buildings, lawn, view from the back etc. a close walk to ottawas byward market

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a must visit while in ottawa. beautiful buildings, lawn, view from the back etc. a close walk to ottawas byward market

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good view of city and a close look at the clock face The remembrance exhibit was most moving. Good look at clock workings

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Peace Tower is adjacent to the Parliament building and monument park. Going to the top floor offers a 360degree view of Ottawa. You can see the bridge and nearby buildings along with the skyline. A few floors below they have a room with books holding all veterans lost in their war of independence. You can also see the bells,... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views from just below the clock faces. This was a part of the organized tour of Parliament. Access by elevator helped a lot.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't mind waiting in line then I recommend this for a nice view of the city. Make sure you plan your tour of the parliament building early enough that it ends before the tower closes.

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peace Tower, also known as the Tower of Victory and Peace, is a focal bell and clock tower designed by Jean Omer Marchand and John A. Pearson standing just under 98 meters on the central axis of the Centre Block of the Canadian parliament buildings in Ottawa. It replaced Victoria Tower after the later burned down in 1916 along with... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a perfect example of Canada's historical link to the UK. The architecture is breath taking, the surrounding areas are well groomed, the tours available are excellent.

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Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

On a recent trip to Ottawa we stopped at the peace tower. Its a great place to stop and reflect on what the world is today and what it was during the great world wars I and II. Take a moment and reflect on the men and women who fought during this time to give us the world we have... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

The tower is worth a visit. It's quite interesting to see Ottawa from this point of view and to learn about the music played on bells. It's also quite pretty inside!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

The trip up in the elevator is worth it. The view from the top is incredible and seeing the Books of Remembrance is very moving. Every Canadian should visit.

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