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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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When you come to Ottawa this place is a must see

Great place to visit and is a must see when you travel to Ottawa. Wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot to see and do. And don't miss the trench on the roof!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Welland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit and is a must see when you travel to Ottawa. Wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot to see and do. And don't miss the trench on the roof!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This impressive memorial dominates Elgin St and Wellington St across from the Parliament building. With its sentries on duty decorum is maintained even with traffic flowing around it. The changing of the guard on the hour is a simple yet dignified ceremony.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Right in the centre of Ottawa a very moving yet majestic memorial. You cannot help but reflect on the sacrifices made by the troops. Tourist guides in attendance to give information if required

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This memorial moved me to tears, especially since this is where Pvt Cirello lost his life. Just to see his colleagues standing in the hot sun in their wool uniforms, guarding this place, so emotional. Makes you so proud to be a Canadian.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What an amazing country we live in! And it is all due to the wonderful men and women who have (and are still) served our country. We can also be very proud of those who assist other countries in finding the peace that our whole world deserves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a must see for anyone who visits Ottawa. Take some time in silence to read about and reflect upon the ultimate sacrifice made by our Canadian military.

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Kamsack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visit this site every time we visit Ottawa - including when we lived in Ottawa about 15 years ago - I always find it a humbling when standing near the monument and it is equally gratifying to see so many other people standing there in remembrance. Being there for the changing of the guard is very interesting. This happens... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

They honor their fallen, in a solemn area in downtown, adjacent to the Parliament Buildings. No travel involved, an easy walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Fun to browse the monuments to those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice for Canada. Coming from a family of US veterans, I found it sobering.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Protected night and day features two large statues with the theme of peace and freedom. A can't miss when in Ottawa.

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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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