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Peace Tower, Ottawa

4.6
#10 of 381 in Things to do in Ottawa
Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • They are cleaning the exterior. My rating is purely because of the building being covered up. I'm sure it is a great spectacle to behold otherwise. Just be aware its covered up, see my attached...  more »
  • The Peace Tower is the central portion of the Canadian parliament buildings. And of course, it has gargoyles, slightly below the bottom portion of the clock. At its top, flies the Canadian flag.  more »

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