Parliament Hill Ottawa - Canada

The Parliament Hill is the most popular attraction Ottawa.

Parliament Hill Ottawa Peace Tower
In 1857, Ottawa was determined by Queen Victoria as capital of the "United Provinces of Ontario and Quebec". This ended a bitter dispute between the three candidates Montreal, Toronto and Kingston for the title. The expansion to the capital progressed rapidly and was crowned by the building of the parliament building in Neo-Gothic style. The government district is dominated by the Peace Tower.

Centennial Flame at Parliaments Hill Ottawa
Outside the parliament building burns the Centennial Flame in a fountain. It was lit up at the 100th anniversary of the Canadian confederation in 1966.
Queen Victoria at Parliament Hill Ottawa
From time to time, one can take a picture in front of the parliament together with one of the legendary Mounties.

Queen Victoria whom the city has really much to thank, keep watch over everything.

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