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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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snowy view.

Outside parliament. Ottawa city centre is a jewel. I loved Ottawa and its people. All around war memorial was white, snowy but people were skating on the canal nearby and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Outside parliament. Ottawa city centre is a jewel. I loved Ottawa and its people. All around war memorial was white, snowy but people were skating on the canal nearby and strolling around! The monument is a nice sculpture!

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Likely the most beautiful monument dedicated to remembering the sacrifices of Canada's war dead. You have to see the figures to really understand what this monument is all about...men, women, sailors, airmen, soldiers and medics/nurses...even kilts! And then there's the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...if it doesn't strike a chord in you, I don't know what will. My favourite part... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A beautiful memorial close to the Parliament Buildings. Two military Personnel were respectfully guarding the monument when I was there. Don't know if this is normal, but it added to the sense of reverence.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A sombre but meaningful monument right in the hear of Ottawa. Peaceful and a place for quiet meditation.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A beautiful memorial minutes from the Parliament building. Stop admire the Memorial and think of our heroes both alive and dead. Never forget!

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Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a beautiful memorial in Ottawa. With recent events it is a shame that they don't guard the tomb regularly

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It's only across the street from Parliament. Go see the tomb of the unknown soldier if you have time....it's all close to the byward market.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We wanted to pass by the cenotaph to honour the soldier who was shot and killed during the events of late last year. It was sobering and very moving... it made for a weepy drive across the bridge to Hull.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was a must see on our trip and we weren't' disappointed. Full of history and you can easily spend a full day here. Highly recommended.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you are ever in Ottawa make sure you check out this monument when you visit the parliment. Such a great attraction!

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