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Confederation Square National Historic Site of Canada

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Address: 40 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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It is a small Square at the end of Elgin St. It is the second most important ceremonial centre in Ottawa. It is the place where you can see the guard changing and some importatn... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ottawa
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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a small Square at the end of Elgin St. It is the second most important ceremonial centre in Ottawa. It is the place where you can see the guard changing and some importatn dignitaries when visiting Ottawa

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Beautiful park in a great area, on Elgin St. Park can be quite busy in the summer time, but there's lots of space, seating and shade! There are lots of coffee shops nearby and restaurants down the street.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed across the street from here and Pokémon Go was just released the week before so there were hordes of people on and off going through the park! My kids caught quite a few here. Outside of that, the park has a few statues and a nice fountain in the middle along with some benches and nicely landscaped -... More 

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Thank Panadda S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Just happened upon this little park. Quiet, nice place to relax, see the water fountain/statues/monuments in the park, etc.

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Massena, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

There is both Starbucks and Tim Horton's near Confederation Park. We grabbed Tim Horton's for breakfast and ate at the park. It's a quieter park than others with great views. Some interesting sculpture and nice sitting areas. Clean and quiet.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Nice area for sitting, relaxing, people watching. Seems to be an area people walk through to get to other locations.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Watching the various artists starting to prepare for the opening of the Winterval event in the adjacent park was fascinating.

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Confederation Square has a great view of the Rideau Canal and has bronze plaques for each of the Provinces and Territories. Very nice on a sunny day, but the wind can be strong especially in the winter.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Walking by, it's worth the stop, but it's just that...whilst walking by. It's a little park with cool things in it to sit and read, chat, walk whatever. Do it, you won't regret it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

My children and I were downtown for the day. Packed a lunch and ate at Confederation Square. What a great parc in the middle of the city. Large trees, beautiful water fountain, lots of fun. It's a definate place to stop and take in nature, throw a couple of coins in the fountain and enjoy some quiet time.

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