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Confederation Square

202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
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Beautiful fountain and Aboriginal War Monument

This park is a busy spot throughout the year. Used for many of the City of Ottawa's festivals - it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
Only takes a few minutes

Unless you need to stop and refresh yourself, sitting on a park bench, you really only need to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
york, pa
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202-40 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1C7, Canada
Byward Market Area
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is a busy spot throughout the year. Used for many of the City of Ottawa's festivals - it has a beautiful fountain in the centre, with monuments within the park but not obtrusive. There is a war memorial for Aboriginal peoples who served...More

Thank fortitudeX4
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Unless you need to stop and refresh yourself, sitting on a park bench, you really only need to spend a few minutes here. There are some interesting statues and the one totem pole along with a fountain that people kept climbing In the day we...More

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Every hour there is a changing of the two guards, complete with inspection and bagpipes. The somber mood giving honor to the Canadian soldiers who died in each of the wars as well as the Unknown Soldiers was inspiring. Unfortunately there were a couple of...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

With everything to see and do in Ottawa, this is a super spot to sit on one of the many benches and catch one's breath. And, various statues with story lines will augment your knowledge of Canadian history. For the more adventurous, this is a...More

1  Thank Chris D
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...More

Thank NewtonSViannaJr
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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

Thank chickandbeast
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

Thank thor2705
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.

1  Thank sail29er
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...More

Thank Panadda S
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.

1  Thank live001
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