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This pretty park is located near several museums, churches and the Ottawa River.
Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
Byward Market Area
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All reviews chateau laurier tulip festival ottawa river rideau canal great views of parliament byward market national gallery great place for a picnic flower beds beautiful flowers notre dame basilica ottawa locks fairmont hotel green space alexandra bridge the heart of the city parliament building
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is near everything! Just a short walk to the ByWard Market, and Parliament buildings. Also near the river, Rideau Canal and just next to the Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel. The park is medium sized, with lots of trees, flowers and sculpture. Be sure...More

Thank Archited2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the best park to go wandering and relax for a minute or two in Ottawa, very well maintained beautiful park, a great statute of John By and some cute sculpture pieces, well worth a visit.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so taken aback that parks here were so beautifully maintained, Given our visit was in Sept the amount of flowers and general greenery was a surprise. Loved this place for the benches everywhere - we sat and enjoyed the scenery - even saw...More

Thank Uma K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Running high alongside Rideau Canal this wide open space offers the chance to chill out in the heart of the city. Monument to John By who built the canal along with his Royal Engineers and a display showing a map of the whole project. Plenty...More

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We approached the Park along the Terrace adjacent to the Fairmont Hotel. There was an excellent photo exhibit of the Canadian involvements in WW1. The park is lovely with an abundance of flower beds well maintained and some historical information. A lovely peaceful place in...More

Thank Jmahg
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We started to walk through here just to get from A to B, but we ended up spending more time in the park because it was so nice! There are nice flowers, interesting monuments, and good spots to sit and rest.

Thank TedMaulDisturbs
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Great sight, relax, walk around, enjoy some of the spring and summer festivals (ex. Tulip festival), great view of Parliament Buildings and nuseums and river. Nice!

Thank hubsaum
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Used extensively for music festivals, Canada Day and other events, it was surprising to see how well the grass had recovered, and how colorful the flower beds had become. Very nice place for a stroll or a rest, with super views of the parliament buildings,...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful park in Ottawa. It is very well maintained and it has a wonderful view over the Parliament Hill and Chateau Laurier.

Thank Puri P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I've been to most of the Legislative properties in the capital cities of Canada. Ottawa is the Mother Capital as it were, and it doesn't disappoint. As the seat of Canada's Parliament it has lots to offer. This visit I just enjoyed is stone's throw...More

Thank RobertMJThompson
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