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Ottawa

4.5
Government Buildings · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Silicon Valley North
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants. Appealing to immigrants from around the world, the city is officially bilingual, the majority of its residents fluent in both English and French. A vacation in Ottawa lets you discover impressive architecture, with the majestic Parliament Building one of the world's finest examples of Gothic Revival. At the heart of most Ottawa tours, the city's Rideau Canal earned a place on the World Heritage List as North America's oldest continuously operated canal system. Along this scenic waterway, you can find bike paths and jogging trails, as well as the longest skating rink in the world. When using our Canada online sightseeing planner to make an itinerary online, Ottawa holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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Popular things to do in Ottawa

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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Government Building
Parliament Hill and Buildings
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
World heritage site
Rideau Canal National Historic Site
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
ByWard Market ©
Neighborhood
ByWard Market
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
National Gallery of Canada ©
Specialty Museum
National Gallery of Canada
4.6
Duration: 3 hours

Museums in Ottawa

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Canadian War Museum ©
Military Museum
Canadian War Museum
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Natural History Museum
Canadian Museum of Nature
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Canada Aviation and Space Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Cube Gallery
Art Gallery
Cube Gallery
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Ottawa

Canadian Museum of History ©
History Museum
Canadian Museum of History Gatineau
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Gatineau Park ©
Hiking Trail
Gatineau Park Gatineau
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Upper Canada Village ©
Historic Site
Upper Canada Village Morrisburg
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Bayou-Outaouais ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Bayou-Outaouais Gatineau
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Ottawa

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Notre Dame Basilica ©
Religious Site
Notre Dame Basilica
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Canadian Fire Fighters Memorial ©
Cemetery
Canadian Fire Fighters Memorial
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Laurier House National Historic Site ©
Historic Site
Laurier House National Historic Site
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Watson's Mill ©
Historic Site
Watson's Mill Manotick
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Ottawa

Peace Tower ©
Observation Deck
Peace Tower
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
National War Memorial ©
Monument
National War Memorial
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Parks in Ottawa

Major's Hill Park ©
Park
Major's Hill Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
David Bartlett Park ©
Park
David Bartlett Park Manotick
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Fletcher Wildlife Garden ©
Garden
Fletcher Wildlife Garden
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

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