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Address: 202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Very cultural area

Very cultural interesting and very Canadian all the native sculptures would look great in my garden. Great photo op.

Reviewed 9 January 2017
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Durham, Canada
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

- The Confederation Park is the place where they have the Ice Sculpture Festival. - Weekends are good to visit with family, but there is a lot of people visiting. - Some long lines, but well organized and doesn't take a long time to see the sculptures.

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Durham, Canada
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very cultural interesting and very Canadian all the native sculptures would look great in my garden. Great photo op.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is a small Square at the end of Elgin St. It is the second most important ceremonial centre in Ottawa. It is the place where you can see the guard changing and some importatn dignitaries when visiting Ottawa

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Thank thor2705
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful park in a great area, on Elgin St. Park can be quite busy in the summer time, but there's lots of space, seating and shade! There are lots of coffee shops nearby and restaurants down the street.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed across the street from here and Pokémon Go was just released the week before so there were hordes of people on and off going through the park! My kids caught quite a few here. Outside of that, the park has a few statues and a nice fountain in the middle along with some benches and nicely landscaped -... More 

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Thank Panadda S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Just happened upon this little park. Quiet, nice place to relax, see the water fountain/statues/monuments in the park, etc.

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Massena, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

There is both Starbucks and Tim Horton's near Confederation Park. We grabbed Tim Horton's for breakfast and ate at the park. It's a quieter park than others with great views. Some interesting sculpture and nice sitting areas. Clean and quiet.

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Thank April C
Owen Sound, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Nice area for sitting, relaxing, people watching. Seems to be an area people walk through to get to other locations.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Watching the various artists starting to prepare for the opening of the Winterval event in the adjacent park was fascinating.

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Canada
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Confederation Square has a great view of the Rideau Canal and has bronze plaques for each of the Provinces and Territories. Very nice on a sunny day, but the wind can be strong especially in the winter.

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