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“Really nice”

Parliament Hill and Buildings
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Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water
Ranked #2 of 256 things to do in Ottawa
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Owner description: Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system.
Windsor, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Really nice”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We went there in the evening and next day to visit the parliament - it is just beautiful and it's great for a walk after dinner and you will have plenty of photo opportunity at any time of the day

Visited October 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Must tour when in Ottawa ”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

The parliament building is a must tour when in Ottawa. We went on weekend so there was more open for public tour. Saw the House of Commons, the senate and the library. Also make sure to go up the Peace Tower - where the added bonus is the great view if Ottawa. Would have been a better view if it wasn't raining, but cool view all the same.

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London
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“Lovely buildings and friendly guides.”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

We found they gave free tours throughout the week and took one. The guides are friendly and they do have a sensible security check system. They take you throughout the building but not into the chambers while Parliament is in session. The Library is the star though. Simply beautiful. The design and stunning turned wood and wrought iron almost defy belief. Amazing. Unfortunately though, it is the one place you cannot take photos.

Visited October 2013
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Le Blanc, France
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“A city to be proud of”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

I am invited to say what I like and what I dislike about Ottawa, but this is very difficult, because I dislike nothing about it!

Visited September 2013
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Belleville, Canada
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“Great Education!”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Great Education! Our tour guide (Francois?) was great and made it interesting for everyone and was able to answer all questions asked! :) It's a shame more schools don't take trips there..my elementary nor high school had a trip there..AND it was free!!

Visited October 2013
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