Saturday, December 15, 2012

Travel Pictures of Parliament Hill and Peace Tower in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

- Parliament Hill is the seat of the federal government of Canada
- it is where the Senate and House of Commons of Canada are located
- Parliament Hill and the Peace Tower is located on the capital city of Canada which is Ottawa, Ontario
- location of Parliament Hill and Peace Tower is overlooking the magnificent Ottawa River
- one of the most famous landmark and memorial of Canada
- attracts over 3 million visitors yearly
- most popular and most visited tourist attraction in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- the site and venue of national celebrations where royals, dignitaries, celebrities and Canadians meet and see
- center of celebrations, commemorations, entertainment, festivities, fireworks and programs for Canada Day on July 1
- site of the Peace Tower was dedicated by Prime Minister Robert Borden on July 1, 1917 
- foundation stone of the Peace Tower was laid by Prince Edward, Prince of Wales on 1919
- the Peace Tower was completed in 1927 
- the Peace Tower has a 53-bell carillon marking each quarter hour

Travel Pictures of Parliament Hill and Peace Tower: 

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