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Confederation Square

202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Rest you feet

Nice space to sit and watch the world go by. Birds and mammals to watch. Some climb the trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AuldYinGiffnock
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nice Park to Poke Around In

We expected a bit more out of something called Confederation Square. It is a large park with some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kris-goes-places
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202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice space to sit and watch the world go by. Birds and mammals to watch. Some climb the trees others ride their bikes to work. The trees offer shade and a bit of cool in which the tourist can read a book, drink some water,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected a bit more out of something called Confederation Square. It is a large park with some statues and memorials in it. That being said, although maybe not the most exciting place, it was a lovely park, and made a great place to rest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly located in the centre of where it all happens for residents and tourist alike...great location off Elgin St and the Rideau Canal , across from City Hall and just steps away from Parliament Hill...its a large park with lots of green space, a fountain,...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Confederation Park or Parc de la Confédération in downtown Ottawa is a National Historic Site. It is bordered on the south by Laurier Avenue and Ottawa City Hall; on the east by the Rideau Canal and National Defence Headquarters; on the north by the Mackenzie...More

Thank LuluReview
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

A really nice small, quaint park to go to and relax for awhile. Located right in the heart of Ottawa, near the war memorial. We love to just walk through the park when we are downtown running chores.

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This park is a busy spot throughout the year. Used for many of the City of Ottawa's festivals - it has a beautiful fountain in the centre, with monuments within the park but not obtrusive. There is a war memorial for Aboriginal peoples who served...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Unless you need to stop and refresh yourself, sitting on a park bench, you really only need to spend a few minutes here. There are some interesting statues and the one totem pole along with a fountain that people kept climbing In the day we...More

Thank yellowlabmom
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Every hour there is a changing of the two guards, complete with inspection and bagpipes. The somber mood giving honor to the Canadian soldiers who died in each of the wars as well as the Unknown Soldiers was inspiring. Unfortunately there were a couple of...More

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

With everything to see and do in Ottawa, this is a super spot to sit on one of the many benches and catch one's breath. And, various statues with story lines will augment your knowledge of Canadian history. For the more adventurous, this is a...More

1  Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

- The Confederation Park is the place where they have the Ice Sculpture Festival. - Weekends are good to visit with family, but there is a lot of people visiting. - Some long lines, but well organized and doesn't take a long time to see...More

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