Update: March 2017
Each December, Capital cities across Canada are brought together by the annual celebration called Christmas Lights Across Canada.
There are giant snowflakes superimposed on the Parliament Centre Block and more than 150,000 lights on the Hill. Here, the trailing lights were a bonus as a bus drove by creating this great effect during a long exposure.
Moving inside, we are greeted with a pair of very big Christmas trees in the Rotunda and many more down the hallways. It’s a beautiful showcase that complements the gothic architecture and worth a visit when you’re visiting Ottawa in December.
A view from the Rotunda looking down the Hall of Honour to the Library of Parliament entrance with Christmas trees decorated with red bows.
The Canadian Parliament Centre Block in all its decorated glory during the Christmas Lights Across Canada festivities. The Canadian Parliament with giant snowflakes and Christmas trees on the Parliament Hill lawn.
Canadian Parliament Centre Block bathed in a red sky, with blue lights as a beautiful addition during the festive season. This photo was taken from the Rideau Canal; the longest skating rink in Canada.
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OTHER POSTS BY MICHEL LOISELLE
Knowing our Parliamentary Precinct — Tulips on Parliament Hill – The West Block of Canada – 7 Year Parliament Project – Politically Speaking – Canada in One Photo – Design and Imaging — Haunted Castle — Night Shots — Hey That’s My Image — My Canadian Pride Is Showing — Canada Day on Parliament Hill — Images in Color and in Stereo – 5 Reasons to Use Photos — Gargoyles on Parliament Hill – Christmas on Parliament Hill — Live Music is Always Best — The Confederation Building — The Supreme Court of Canada