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Famous Five Monument

1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Relevant in 2018 as it was in 1929

It’s a charming, larger than life sculpture of 5 women who were dedicated to ensuring women could... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
simbrowne
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St. John's, Canada
via mobile
Proud heritage

So proud of my heritage as a Canadian. I appreciate that these monuments were put up so that... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
OrleansSoccerMom
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Ottawa
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1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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"women's rights"
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"larger than life"
in 8 reviews
"canadian women"
in 6 reviews
"canadian history"
in 14 reviews
"parliament hill"
in 32 reviews
"important event"
in 3 reviews
"north america"
in 4 reviews
"great photo opportunity"
in 2 reviews
"supreme court of canada"
in 4 reviews
"great insight"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"history lesson"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"statues"
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"edwards"
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"tribute"
in 6 reviews
"council"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a charming, larger than life sculpture of 5 women who were dedicated to ensuring women could have a voice in our government. In 1929 women were officially recognized as persons under the law. Seems ridiculous to think there was a time we weren’t persons,...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

So proud of my heritage as a Canadian. I appreciate that these monuments were put up so that Canadians and visitors alike can learn about and admire these amazing women!

Thank OrleansSoccerMom
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Music keeps on going, Very first minute we will look around from where Music sound is coming on top of -ve 16 C temp

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Five women sculpted in different poses ! Great for making funny pictures but also have meaning behind it

Thank Shanel L
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I had no idea this monument was here, but while wandering the grounds of Parliament Hill we stumbled across this and spent 15 minutes looking and reading about the history. This is one of the things I appreciate about the Canadian government's willingness to put...More

Thank lhousesoccer
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great monument of the famous five on the grounds of Parliament Hill. Every Canadian should visit the Hill at least once and just have a look around and learn something about your country.

2  Thank Spuddler
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Easy to see when visiting Parliament Hill and a further insight into famous people in Canadian history

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I went to see this while I was waiting for my tour time of the Parliament. There are a lot of memorials and statues in the grounds that are worth seeing. This particular one is quite impressive. You can walk in amongst the statues of...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

An interesting way to share the a stories of these five women & how they shaped Canadian history; a great place for photos

2  Thank Geraldine F
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was interesting reading about the women that were portrayed and what they did for women's rights in the past.

2  Thank Ross W
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