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Canadian Tribute to Human Rights, Ottawa

Canadian Tribute to Human Rights - Ottawa, Canada
Canadian Tribute to Human Rights
Corner of Lisgar and Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 2L7Map
+1 613 239 5000
Neighborhood: Centretown

Unveiled by the Dalai Lama in 1990, this monument to human rights leaves a strong impression with both its message and design. The red granite and grey concrete of the ten-meter-high monument carries the words "equality," "dignity" and "rights" in 68 of Canada's First Nations languages. Walk through the tribute along a "symbolic procession," starting under the massive plaque inscribed with the first words of the Declaration of Human Rights: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."

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