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MosAika

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Address: 111 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario ON K1A, Canada
Phone Number: 1-800-465-1867
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Nice Twist to the Parliament Hill Experience

I've seen the previous version (called Mosaika) twice or thrice. I just saw the current incarnation that is being marketed as "Northern Lights". It's certainly a nice concept and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I've seen the previous version (called Mosaika) twice or thrice. I just saw the current incarnation that is being marketed as "Northern Lights". It's certainly a nice concept and a good way to be entertained for 30 minutes on a summer evening. If I had to compare the two versions I have seen, Mosaika had a better storyline than Northern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This show is not to be missed. It runs every night (times vary depending on the time of year). Totally free - bring a chair or blanket and enjoy. It is spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Despite the fact that my kids moaned and complained about being taken to a sound and light show we all had a good time. The show was great with some good effects and also informative about the history of Canada.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Saw the MosAika last summer and was blown away by how some of the show seemed to be in "3D" (like the windows were coming out of the Parliament Building). MosAika has been replaced by a new show this year called Northern Lights. While I missed the cool "3D" parts of the last show, this new show is both educational... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Please note that for the Summer 2015, the new sound and light show is called Northern Lights and is spectacular. Every night in August at 09:30pm on Parliament Hill and it is FREE. Show lasts about 30 minutes and it is very dramatic and full of colour. Not to be missed.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Bring a blanket or a folding chair and prepare to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds. MosAika does a credible job of presenting Canadian history in a short, digestible and enjoyable manner. Have a good dinner somewhere before hand and then walk to the Parliament Building lawn, find a spot and relax. It's good!

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Ottawa, ON Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nightly show during the summer months. Very entertaining and a great way to end a day in the capital. NO COST! Show runs for about 1/2 hour.

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Ottawa, On
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's great fun and more importantly a free event. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the show. Easy walking access from the hotels downtown.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It is a very creative way to learn about the Canadian history. The animation projected on the parliament building looks amazing and they have one of the best outdoor sound systems. It was such an awesome show to end our evening. My advice is not to sit too close to the front, so you get a good view of the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Highly recommend that you bring a lawn chair or just a blanket and be prepared to enjoy this amazing light and sound show, very well put together, good for all ages. On that lovely summer Friday night the large lawns in front of the Parliament were packed with people. We totally recommend taking family and friends visiting Ottawa. Hey! It’s... More 

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Address: 111 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario ON K1A, Canada
Phone Number: 1-800-465-1867
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area

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