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Parliament HIll, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada photo
Parliament HIll, Ottawa, Ontario

Parliament hill is a symbol of national pride for Canadians and one of the most significant heritage sites in the country. It is the place where Canada was first created at Confederation, and it continues to shape and define the nation through the work that happens there.

The parliament buildings and the public grounds around them were designated as National Historic Sites. A major tourist attraction, Parliament Hill is visited by over three million tourists per year.

The buildings, of Gothic Revival style, are constructed in three blocks: the Centre Block contains the Senate and Commons chambers, and is fronted by the Peace Tower on the south facade, with the Library of Parliament at the building's rear, the East and West Blocks each contain ministers' and senators' offices, as well as meeting rooms and other administrative spaces.

SOURCE: Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership, courtesy of Canadian Tourism Commission.



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