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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. Plan to visit Peace Tower during your Ottawa vacation using our convenient Ottawa trip itinerary site .
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  • This elevator is actually on a 9 deg incline. You can't tell when riding it. You can see when the elevators open up and you look up through the gap. It is quite interesting. As you ride up, be sure to...  more »
  • Our tour included a trip to the tower - beautiful; there is a small chapel dedicated to the soldiers fallen in a number of wars that Canada was in  more »
  • Worth the wait to see overall view of Ottawa. However you have to get the free tickets from 90 Wellington Street first. I arrived at 1pm and had a 2pm on a Friday. Parliament tickets were out. Your pa...  more »

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For the best access to restaurants and shops, stay in the historic central neighborhood of ByWard Market, where you can choose from a range of comfortable hotels. Options also abound just south of the canal in Centretown, where you can enjoy easy access to the best attractions in Ottawa. You can explore the city's diverse heritage by staying in one of its many cultural hubs--Chinatown, Little Italy, and Quartier Vanier offer a distinctive taste of China, Italy, and France respectively.
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