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Address: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2, Canada
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wow very nice

yes we are a peaceful people but the workmanship and beauty of this is amazing. oh and you will know what time you went there.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 March 2016
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

yes we are a peaceful people but the workmanship and beauty of this is amazing. oh and you will know what time you went there.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

It is a life experience to take the elevator up to the top where the clock is. I did this many years ago but have never forgotten the pleasure I remember.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The centre-piece of the Parliament Buildings, the Peace Tower visit is a must in Ottawa. The views from the tower are spectacular in all directions, and the guides (and even the guards) are very informative. The memorial room to the fallen of wars at the base of the Tower is also a must. The elevator ride up the Tower gives... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I live here and have gone through the Peace Tower a number of times with various visitors to the city. There are guided tours provided in both English and French. The busiest season is in the summer. You can also see the changing of the guards every day at 10AM from the end of May til September at some point... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Besides visiting this tower daytime, remember to visit this place at night time too. There is history light presentation which was really cool. If we ever come back to the area, will definitely visit the Parliament again since we have to miss entering the Parliament.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Not too long of a wait for elevator, and great view. Guides are great to explain the grounds and what buildings are within eye sight.

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ontario, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

You're in Ottawa. It is just a must do. Take photos from outside. Take photos from the observation gallery. Just go. Make sure you are outside and downstairs at noon to hear the carillon bells :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

The view was spectacular and the history of the tower is very intriguing. The line up was a bit long, but the elevator operators are very friendly and are happy to answer any questions about the tower.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

A GREAT tour of our Nations Capital Buildings. Very informative guide. We were still able to get to the majority of the building even though security is very tight. Well worth getting there early and going through security. We enjoyed it immensely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Get a great view of Alexandria bridge, the Ottawa river and the Museum of Civilization from the top. Listen to the solemn bells and take in some impressive history.

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