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Famous Five Monument

1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Very busy monument which was extremely busy with all age groups taking the time to learn from and... read more

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Janice W
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Kitchener, Canada
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This is a great little selfie spot! These women did allot to help the rest of us along. So... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LindaHenderson
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Saskatoon, Canada
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1 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Very busy monument which was extremely busy with all age groups taking the time to learn from and share a cuppa with :)

Thank Janice W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little selfie spot! These women did allot to help the rest of us along. So grateful.

Thank LindaHenderson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and relevant monument that you can get up close to. Take time to read about these great women.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I wandering around Parliament I had hoped that I'd run into this monument. It was by far the most busy on the day I visited - and it was lovely to see people of every age and background interacting with it, asking questions, even...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The five women are portrayed with the story behind their actions. The plaque needs attention as it is weathering badly.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This was cool. You can play a part with the art and it is perfect for selfies. And it has a good message.

Thank DAuntDeb
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

On Parliament Hill, you have the monument for the Women Emmancipation Memorial (as I believe as it´s called) and it´s a point in history where women manage to have their voice hear and could give their opinion and stand to their point.

Thank Gilvam
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Unlike most of the sculptures on Parliament Hill, the Famous Five who rallied for a women's rights, these figures are larger than life. Get your picture taken with Nellie McClung!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

While all of the statues on the Hill are worth checking out, the Famous Five are far more accessible. Most of the statues are built up on pedestals, and are observable by craning your neck. These ladies were placed right at ground level, so we...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This is just one of many monuments on Parliament Hill. It resonates more today than even last year. Beautifully executed and a terrific teaching tool for our children. Bring a camera to this one, you won’t regret it. Make sure you get a shot of...More

Thank Dagmar G
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