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Address: Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff...

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.

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Awesome View~!

I've been here many times before and always enjoy the view of the river... there are trails all around the Parliament Building some of the trails lead to areas you can sit at as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here many times before and always enjoy the view of the river... there are trails all around the Parliament Building some of the trails lead to areas you can sit at as well as well maintained gardens in the summer. The Parliament Building also hosts concerts and is the protesters place to smoke marijuanna on 4-20. A great... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful historic and majestic property. The South Block is still under renovations so it is surrounded by scaffolding but it did not detract from the splendor of the "Hill"

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Free tour of the parliament building is provided. There is a security check. Make sure you don't carry swiss knives or things of that sort. Architecture is just wow and so is the history. A well preserved room which is where books are stored is still intact(not affected by the fire) Potrait of Queen Victoria is really beautiful . Find... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend the tour to tourists as it has the history of the nation. Inside the parliament buildings has photo of all the prime ministers since confederation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The buildings are beautiful and the security was extremely friendly ..great ambassadors to anyone visiting the parliament !

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tours are interesting and fun to watch Parliament in session! Lots going on including Yoga Wednesday's on the hill. However take the time to walk around and see the view of the Ottawa River from behind the buildings very beautiful in ever season!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

These buildings are so pretty. It is a nice place to walk around. Unfortunately we got our tour date wrong to go Inside parliament and there were no openings available for the day we showed up so prepare ahead of time if you want the tour.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went at 11am and all the tours were sold out for the day. I wish we would of known this that they reach capacity so early in the day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the most wonderful tour guide to take us around the Parliament buildings and to the clock tower. We even got to sit into a live parliament session! Would highly recommend to anyone to pop in, take the free tour, and learn about the Political system in Canada, and see the beautiful view from the top of the Clock... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Question Period was interesting if you are there when it's happening. Very interesting to see a Parliament running both in English and French. Best part of the tour was the library!

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