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MosAika

111 Wellington Street | Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario ON K1A, Canada (Byward Market Area)
1-800-465-1867
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Ranked #1 of 145 Attractions in Ottawa
Type: Performances
Traveler Description: MosAika - “ Canada through the eyes of its people” Is the latest version (launched Summer 2010) of the Government of Canada / National Capital... more »
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Doha, Qatar
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I got tears in my eyes, but I think that's honestly because I don't live in Canada any more, rather I go home to visit every year and that makes me feel more patriotic. Wonderful light show, but I had to give it 4/5 because the sound was difficult to hear, very echoy, and the timing was off. In the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Very nice show! Arrive early for good spot, closer to the front is better if you want to hear what they say, further back you get a better view (if people are not standing in your way) and its quieter but you don't hear much.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

It is a nice experience to see the MosAika, the sound and music are in sync. I actually saw the show more than 3 times, whenever I have people visiting Ottawa, I take them to see the show. It is free and the light effects are really nice to see.

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Middletown, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I wasn't sure what the MosAika light show would be like, but it fit in with our schedule after our boat tour of the Ottawa River. I was really impressed with the creativity and the technical skill; projecting the show onto the House of Parliament was a spectacular way to present the history of Canada. There were thousands of people... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A great way to go back in time in Canadian History - sitting on the lawn of the parliament buildings while all the important milestones in Canada's history flash across the peace tower. With great narration and sound effects, not to be missed.

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Framingham
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

So much more than I expected. Definitely a huge step up from most sound and light shows. Beautifully done. As an American, it was interesting to watch the history of Canada in this creatively done presentation highlighting not only the significant events in their history but also the cultural contributions to the world. Bravo!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was simply awsome! The evening was incredibly calm and warm, the place full of people enjoying the moment. I highly recommend this show!

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Formby, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was a living history light show were images are projected onto Parliament Buildings concerning the history of Canada. The audience sit on the green in front of the building to watch the show which lasts for approx 30 minutes and is free. It was awesome and very moving. The following day we returned for a free tour of Parlament... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

visited from united kingdom never seen anything like it before there was lots of people both locals and tourist there on chairs enjoying the show

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It's over now, but I was fortunate enough to catch the last day. As a history and canadiana nut, this gave me shivers all over. A beautiful show, completely worth viewing at least once. Next year there will be a new show, but if the same quality as this one is kept, I'm guessing I'll have to give another quick... More

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