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SueJan 16, 2020
Love Ottawa! Beautiful city, safe and lots to do.
Canada’s gorgeous capital offers an array of galleries, museums, nature parks and historic sites, making it the perfect cultural and romantic escape.
Canada’s stylish capital, Ottawa, is a city rich in arts, heritage and sciences. The city blends ultra-modern and Victorian Gothic architecture, balances technology with nature and offers cuisines from across the globe.
Begin your stay with a trip to the historic Parliament Buildings on Parliament Hill. Visit the Library of Parliament and the iconic Peace Tower. These Gothic Revival buildings are adorned with gold-leaf ceilings and ornate images of Canada’s past. Explore Centre Block and listen to political debates in the House of Commons and the Senate. Continue your appreciation of Gothic Revival-style architecture at the Notre Dame Basilica, a Canadian National Historic Site. Admire the terraced galleries, stained-glass windows and altars rich in adornments.
The nation’s capital has plenty of galleries and museums to explore. Follow the history of modern warfare at the Canadian War Museum. Learn about the country’s place in the history of flight at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and marvel at how humans have developed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. See old art masters and learn about new ones while discovering Canada’s rich cultural heritage at the National Gallery of Canada.
Ottawa is a city for all seasons with winter snow activities and summer hikes. Discover heritage estates, natural beauty and the rich biodiversity of the popular Gatineau Park. In the summer, boat on the Rideau Canal, an internationally recognized World Heritage Site. Skate on the canal in the winter when it transforms into the world’s largest naturally frozen skating rink.
Ottawa is an easy city to navigate, with most of the attractions located within walking distance of each other. Check the opening hours of museums before you go since they can vary depending on the season and day of the week. Peak season is during the summer months from June through August and the low season is from November through April.
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Find authentic Italian restaurants, lavish street festivals and a century-old Catholic church in this historic immigrant neighborhood in Ottawa’s southwest.
Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020
Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020
Spend a day enjoying the lively debates, artworks, library and Gothic Revival architecture of Canada’s political heart.
Explore art through the ages in this impressive collection of national and international works of art.
This engineering and scenic marvel fills with pleasure craft in summer and transforms into the world’s longest naturally frozen skating rink in winter.
The country’s museum of military history features collections of weapons and vehicles that cover hundreds of years of conflict.
At this museum, one of the most visited in Canada, discover the events, experiences, people and objects that have shaped the nation’s history.
Fresh local produce, artisanal handicrafts and historic courtyards are some of the many features of Ottawa’s oldest and busiest market.
Canada’s military history comes to life at the Canadian War Museum. See artifacts from Canada’s wartime past and explore exhibits that delve into the experience of war, Canada’s role in the world’s conflicts, and instances of armed violence on Canadian soil.
Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national museum of history, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples.
With our customized tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see.
While visiting Montreal, you have to take a day trip to Ottawa - capital city of Canada. A 2 hour drive will get your group to one of the most peaceful and beautiful city in our country.
Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: ByWard Market, 267 Dalhousie St Suite 202, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3 Canada Restaurants visited are in the heart of Ottawa's most historic and visited Market. Duration: 3 hours
Verified travelerJan 1, 2020
Ottawa is the best city in the world because they have the NHL team named the Ottawa senators and there are the best.