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Nepean Point

380 Sussex Drive | Overlooking the Ottawa River, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada
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Amazing view on Parliament Hill

Nepean Point offers an amazing view of the entire Parliament and some other city landmarks. So if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ada_Ubrezi
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Couldn’t reach the top

Marvellous view, nice for picture taking. Unfortunately the walkway to the top was closed due to... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Gass1
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Lookout offering a beautiful view of the city and a commemorative statue of Canada's founder, Samuel de Champlain.
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  • Average9%
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380 Sussex Drive | Overlooking the Ottawa River, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nepean Point offers an amazing view of the entire Parliament and some other city landmarks. So if you are Instagram obsessed, then you should be heading there!

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Marvellous view, nice for picture taking. Unfortunately the walkway to the top was closed due to slippery/ icy conditions. But was good enough to take some pictures overlooking the river and the parliament building

Thank Gass1
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

From here you can see Quebec and a great view of downtown. You just cant beat this view. Its simply amazing. If your in the area, then you need to check it out.

Thank Nicholas P
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of the best views of Ottawa and the Parliament building, and 360 degrees across the whole city. There's a statue to Samuel de Champlain at the peak, and an amphitheatre (not accessible at the time of our visit). You access from the Museum of...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great vantage point for photos. But much of the hill is closed (the Astrolabe Theatre). The Point is completely closed in the winter because the NCC does not do snow removal on the walkway. Other things to see on the hill are some artworks...More

Thank C L
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

There is a steep climb to get to the point, but it is well worth the effort as you get amazing views over the river and beyond.

Thank mouseHerts
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were enjoying the trail on the opposite side of the Ottawa locks and saw this point. Not until the next day when we were visiting the National Gallery that we found out this hidden gem. It is right behind the Gallery. Only a short...More

1  Thank 2travelhonies
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If you think it is just a hill behind the gallery , you're wrong. It's the point. If you are planning to drop by Ottawa area, I highly recommend including this to your iternary. Don't miss this great view.

Thank mosq
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Access to Nepean Point is behind the National Gallery which is why I suggest that you combine the two in one go. From Nepean Point one has an un-interrupted view of the Gatineau River, The Museum of History on the Gatineau, Quebec side and the...More

1  Thank Grimsbybud
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Nice walk destination. Good views, nice pictures. Usually not too busy. May be a bit colder. Easily accessible for anyone willing to walk up a small hill.

Thank frederiquelaniel93
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