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Ottawa Walking Tours

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Address: 100 Florence Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
Phone Number: 613-799-1774
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Sun 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description: Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced...
Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn more about the city’s history, colourful political characters and snap some outstanding photographs. Spend a couple of hours with us exploring our city's past and discovering how the modern city of Ottawa came to be. A must for visitors who want to feel the essence of the Canadian capital
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Ottawa Walking Tours

I travelled in January, the day was super cold, -34°C! I was the only one taking the tour, however, it was amazing and I could see the highlights of the canadian capital.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Osaka, Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Took a tour along the water front. Good idea but the guide was boring and could not contribute much information. Could do the same by myself.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I travelled in January, the day was super cold, -34°C! I was the only one taking the tour, however, it was amazing and I could see the highlights of the canadian capital.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Did the downitown historic tour with Craig, and it was fabulous. A very educational tour, and the walking was not tough at all. Even though the tour is just over 2 hours, it's not all walk. So don't worry about too much walking. Craig was very knowledgeable and he kept things light and interesting. Plenty of opportunity for photos etc... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I took the 2 hour Historic Highlights Tour. The leader, owner of the company, was very knowledgeable and good at keeping things moving. I felt like our leader knew his history and the history of Ottawa. On some tours you kind of wonder if some of the stuff is a bit exaggerated or missing important facts. I did not feel... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Whether you're in Ottawa for a few hours or a couple of days, this is a worthwhile experience. Craig provides a wonderful overview, and he gives suggestions for more indepth exploring.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

There is so much to see in Ottawa the Canadian capital, Parliament Buildings, Rideau Hall where the Governor General who is our Queens representative in Canada resides. There is the famous Byward Market, many statues to famous people and the really beautiful Monument to our Military men who died for our freedom. you can go for a sail on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The tour is a great into to Ottawa. Not a boring tour, includes the stories about the foundation of the city, several buildings/monuments, history... Very interactive as well. We are from Belgium and it was nice to hear about the Canadian history - something we don't really get in touch with here in Europe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The most amazing display of tulips. Unbelievable colors. Most don't even look like your average tulip. Spent hours just wondering through the many well kept beds. Can walk along the canal as well

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great for new and old people in Ottawa looking for a little more history. I did tours in parliament and he did not repeat anything that was said, it was all new stuff :D Really friendly guide who was happy to make good restaurant suggestions too.

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delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We took the tour today with Craig....thought it was among the best tours we have taken in our travels. Extremely informative and well done. Craig definitely knows the city and it's history. Our teenagers really enjoyed it also, remembering several facts later when we walked from the market to our hotel. Thank you for a great tour....highly recommend to anyone... More 

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