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Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

4.7
#5 of 41 in Parks in Ottawa
Take a stroll along the manicured paths and rolling greens of Major's Hill Park, used for many special events all year round. Bring a snack and stretch out the well-kept grass, admiring views of the nearby architectural delights, the river, or seasonal festivities. On some days, a collectively run art gallery operates within the park's greenhouse complex--check the website for more information. For Major's Hill Park and beyond, use our Ottawa trip builder website to get the most from your Ottawa vacation.
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  • Always take people here for their first visit to Ottawa. Great photo-op. Excellent lines of site of the city.  more »
  • A beautiful, spacious Park with lovely views of the Parliament and the Ottawa River, which in winter allows you to see ice. Recommended
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  • It is well located, next to the Parliament and the Château Laurier, the River (beautiful view) and it is particularly nice during the Tulip Festival in May.
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  • Beautiful place to walk in the spring and summer. Great place to picnic with family and friend. We grabbed our food at the market and walked over to eat and enjoy the weather.
  • A great park with an amazing lookout into the locks, Ottawa River, parts of Parliament and the History Museum in the Quebec side. It's definitely worth spending 30 minutes in a calm walk there, and reading the plates in the monuments, no matter what season you're facing.
  • Offers some of the nicest views in town.
  • The centre of Parks. Major Hill Park is surrounded by several major Attractions inclufing The National Gallery of Canada, Catherdral Notre Dame, U.S Embassy that looks like a Massive Submarine, the CRA, Byward Market & the Best Hotel Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Major's Hill overlooks the Rideau Locks that flows into the Ottawa River and across the river Gatineau. From Nepean Point you can see The Gatineau Hills and to the West in Ottawa Tunney's Pasture and Parliament Hill. The month of May One Million Tulips are in Bloom. Major's Hill Park being one of the Destinations. Ottawa.
  • One of my favourite parks in Ottawa. It is the perfect place to go for a picnic or to see a sunset over Parliament. It is beautiful and well maintained. I love the atmosphere and the look outs / as well as Tavern on the Hill in the summer. If you’re in Ottawa, you need to take a stroll through Major Hill’s Park.
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