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Parliament Hill and Buildings

111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been to attend Toronto kannada kasturi event, we got a opportunity to visit the parliament, amazing experience 100 year old history. Friendly people, I had an opportunity to meet Mr. Chandra Arya, Member of parliament , he is from karnataka India. Gem of...More

Thank Prasanna N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place away from Toronto but worth the long travel coz the place is really great and the history speaks for itself. A good place to relax and learn more about our history.

Thank LouieArcelao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow I’ve been to Ottawa thru business and personal trips but never really got a chance to really see Parliament Hill and Buildings. The architecture and detailing is beautiful. Worth the stop. Question Period was kinda boring - now I️ know I’m not missing much...More

Thank Lynn J. W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour. Kids enjoyed too. Recommend to visit for the families with kids. The library was awesome... Educational and interesting..

Thank Kank79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent visit. It's one of the few visits that are free and it's great value for nothing. The tour you can get at the weekend is apparently better than that during the week because we saw the Commons chamber and the Senate...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing architecture, so much history, so old and so unique. You have to visit if you have the opportunity.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt, this is one of the tourist attractions not to be missed in Ottawa. Make sure you get your FREE entrance ticket early morning. The line is already very long at 9 AM when the tourist office opens.

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable visit on a very hot day (yes in September). The buildings where fascinating. The library was amazing. The guide was informative but maybe a little tired after a long day. The security was necessary but at times a bit harsh. Unlike your local...More

Thank walnut1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST when in Ottawa showing the history of Canada plan to spend a few hours on Parliament Hill while in the city and tour inside as well you will not be disappointed in your visit.

Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to go on Friday afternoon but learned that you need to line up at 9am so we went and lined up on Saturday. We got there about 30 min early to line up and just missed the first tour (9:20am) by 2 tickets....More

Thank TWR228
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28 September 2017|
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Response from john_bradley2 | Reviewed this property |
You can better try direct to the Tourist Information Office for Ottawa. They are very responsive and should field yr query pdq.
19 September 2017|
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Response from joelvidad2001 |
1. Yes, Centre Block is open for tours on most weekends. Timings of the tours do change depending on the season of visit and parliamentary activity, so feel free to check their website. 2. Unfortunately, Changing of the... More
30 August 2017|
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Response from joelvidad2001 |
You may choose your time slot from the ones available once you get to the front desk of 90 Wellington Street (across from Parliament Hill). I suggest you line up anytime from 8:00 to 8:30 (ticket office opens at 9:00) during... More