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    9 Magical Photos That Prove Canada’s Parliament Is Basically Hogwarts

    “Yer a wizard, Justin!"

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    1. There's just something about Parliament's architecture that will remind you of a magical castle.

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    2. For one, the walls are decorated in lavish portraits, just like Hogwarts.

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    3. And the curved road near East Block looks just like the snow-covered trail that led Harry, Hermione and Ron to Hogsmeade.

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    4. The lawn of Parliament is a perfect place for Quidditch.

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    5. And let's be honest here: The upper level of the Library of Parliament is probably full of evil spell books.

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    6. The press gallery lounge has an old, decorative fireplace that will transport you straight to the Gryffindor common room.

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    7. The staircases in Centre Block are absolutely enchanting.

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    8. With chandeliers and arched ceilings, the House Of Commons is reminiscent of The Great Hall.

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    9. And the most spellbinding of all: Both Hogwarts and Parliament look out to a large and murky (and oftentimes gross) body of water.

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    But even that has its own magical charm.

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