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Major's Hill Park

Major's Hill Park

9.317 reviews
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Ranked #7 in Ottawa things to do
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Ottawa, ON, Canada
(800) 465-1867
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Major's Hill Park offers stunning views across Ottawa's Rideau Canal. Parliament lies to the west. The view north boasts the National Gallery of Canada. Do not forget to look west, and you'll see the ... Read more
U.S. Embassy and Notre Dame cathedral as well as Byward Market. You cannot miss Château Laurier to the south, which looks more like a castle than a hotel. The park, once named Colonel's Hill for Colonel John By, the architect of the canal, now wears the name Major's Hill Park commemorating By's replacement by a major.

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Local from Ottawa, Canada

My absolute favourite spot to be in downtown Ottawa. It’s got beautiful flowers and trees you can have picnics under, different historic monuments and a breathtaking view of the parliament overlooking the water. There’s also an outdoor patio on site that’s perfect to grab a drink and enjoy the sun.

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Beijing, China

Bring the family, friends, a picnic and enjoy Canada Day here. It's one of the best places to do so. This is a huge park downtown that offers great views of the city and a few bike paths. See beautiful tulips here in the spring.

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National park in the heart of the city. Often free concerts, fairs, special events. Great place to watch fireworks.

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Great place to see with the family

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Guelph, Ontario

What a great place to go for a hike!!

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Montreal, Canada

Un grand parc dans le centre-ville. C'est le premier parc d'Ottawa et c'est l'endroit pour les événements pendant la fête du Canada.

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