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Garden of the Provinces & Territories

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Fountain, meadow, towering evergreens & sculptures

We visited on a very hot, bright sunny day so welcomed the shade of the towering evergreen trees... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
YHA_Parent
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London, United Kingdom
Worth calling in if you're passing

While I doubt if many visitors regard the Garden as the highpoint of their visit to Ottawa if, like... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Wandering_Aengus
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 Aug 2018
“Fountain, meadow, towering evergreens & sculptures”
24 Jun 2018
“Worth calling in if you're passing”
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited on a very hot, bright sunny day so welcomed the shade of the towering evergreen trees. The garden was smaller than I expected from having read reviews and tourist descriptions. Still, glad we visited; it's a lovely area. Benches or grass for sitting....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

While I doubt if many visitors regard the Garden as the highpoint of their visit to Ottawa if, like myself, you prefer to walk between venues it can provide a pleasant 1/2 hour's diversion. The main part of the Garden usually seen by visitors consists...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

As someone of Chippewa descent, it is beautiful to see many of the plants I grew up cultivating around Ontario to be found growing in a capital city garden. The gardens showcase native species in a very aesthetically pleasing way, especially with the use of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 28 June 2017

These gardens were completely redone in 2016 using mixtures of ornamental Canadian native plant species. It looks good throughout the growing season. There is also a section that features cultivars of ornamental shrubs and perennials bred in Canada by early Canadian horticultural pioneers. New interpretive...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Maybe I should have given it one star, but because you can se the flags of the provinces and territories and some plaques for each it can be instructive for children. It is not a garden per se and is not even a plaza or...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

This "garden" needs to be taken off the list of attractions on the tourist map. The are no plants or flowers here. Just a few wall plaques depicting the provincial flowers. It had a interesting looking water fountain but no water in it.

Date of experience: July 2013
6  Thank lisa L
Reviewed 16 July 2013

The garden had no actual plants and flowers. It only had pictures/engravings of the flowers of the different provinces and territories. It seemed to have a nice water fountain but unfortunately it was not running when I was there.

Date of experience: July 2013
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