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“good view but long line”
Review of Peace Tower

Peace Tower
Ranked #6 of 289 things to do in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 17, 2013

If there happens to be a short line when you are finished your tour of the Parliament Building you will enjoy the view from the top of the Peace Tower. However, the security line up is slow to enter Parliament Buildings and then there is another line up for the Peace Tower so you may not want to make this a single destination. Also note that part of the elevator is glass which may be a problem for anyone who is scared of heights.

Thank wannagoVancouver
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

It takes a bit of waiting in a lineup to get to the elevator, but once you get to the Peace Tower Observatory the view you see makes up for the wait.
See the carillon bells on the way up, admire the view, identify all the buildings, count all the Canadian Flags you can see from there. Quite an attraction!

Thank Agnes T
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We really liked going up the Peace Tower. Round trip from waiting in line, going through security and enjoying the view then leaving was probably about an hour. The view was really nice. They don't allow it to get over crowded so you can actually enjoy the views of Ottawa. The bells were playing while we were in the tower but we couldn't hear them. However on the way up and down in the elevator we could see the bells going through the doors. We liked this attraction and would recommend it.

Thank JennaMarie360
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Don't go on a super hot day, you'll suffocate. Or maybe that is just me.
Anyways, it is historic, family friendly and interesting.... definitely go, and take the time to go up into the Peace Tower. :)

Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

A great view! The window in the elevator that let's you see the bells is really cool. The memorial chamber in the base of the Peace Tower is worth a visit.

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