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Peace Tower, Ottawa

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Climb to the top of Peace Tower for sweeping vistas of the river and the city beyond. Built after the first world war in remembrance of the men who died fighting, the tower stands at an impressive 92 m (302 ft) tall. Venture inside and you’ll observe beautifully designed and decorated rooms with high ceilings, ornate stained glass windows, and amazing stone arches. See how many gargoyles you can spot adorning the tower's exterior. Take a look at our Ottawa trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Peace Tower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This tower built in the likeness of the Big ben of London, has a height of 55 m and is one of the icons of Ottawa. It has a wonderful chime that announces the hour meldicamente. Being located on the Memorial chamber, is one of the visual references of the city.
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  • Once you've done your tour make sure to go up for the great views from the peace tower. Its all enclosed so no need to worry about wind, heights. At the top they have signs to show what you're looking...  more »
  • It's not a trip to Ottawa without an elevator ride to the top. The small group size allows you time to take it all in, the view, the history, the mechanisms in the bell tower. One of our most memorabl...  more »