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Ottawa Sights

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Ranked #1 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the... more » Owner description: Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system. « less
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Ranked #2 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; Trails; Bodies of Water
Owner description: One of the oldest landmarks in Ottawa, this canal is filled with boats in the summer and becomes the "World's Longest Skating... more » Owner description: One of the oldest landmarks in Ottawa, this canal is filled with boats in the summer and becomes the "World's Longest Skating Rink" in the winter. « less
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Ranked #3 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

Located at the intersection of Wellington St. and Elgin St. just a few steps from Parliament Hill, this large granite and bronze war monument originally was built to commemorate... more »

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Ranked #4 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks

Tall tower located in the front middle of the Center Block building of the Canadian Parliament.  Contains an observation deck, clock,  carillon and a war memorial hall.  Admission... more »

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Ranked #5 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin spires.
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Ranked #6 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
In use since 1832, these locks link the Ottawa River with the Rideau Canal and are still operated by hand.
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Ranked #7 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Rideau Hall is the official residence and workplace of every governor general since 1867. This national historic site,... more » Owner description: Rideau Hall is the official residence and workplace of every governor general since 1867. This national historic site, situated in an idyllic 79-acre urban oasis, is located only a few minutes from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau. « less
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Ranked #8 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Educational Sites; Government Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Producing coins since 1908, this excellent collecting resource features gold, silver and platinum coins commemorating... more » Owner description: Producing coins since 1908, this excellent collecting resource features gold, silver and platinum coins commemorating Canada's heritage. « less
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Ranked #9 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
This imposing building houses the highest court in Canada and is open to the public for tours.
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Ranked #10 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
This historic residence served as the Prime Minister's home before 24 Sussex Drive.
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Ranked #12 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
This bridge linking Ottawa and Hull is a nice place to walk, bike and take pictures.
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Ranked #14 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks

Arena located in the edge suburb of Kanata is home to the Ottawa Senators hockey team. more »

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Ranked #16 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
Lookout offering a beautiful view of the city and a commemorative statue of Canada's founder, Samuel de Champlain.
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Ranked #17 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa including a nice selection of restaurants.
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Ranked #19 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Square/Park near Parliament Hill hosts part of the annual Winterlude as well as other seasonal events. more »

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Ranked #20 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Farms; Landmarks
This 500-hectare working farm serves as an experimental station for both farmers and food manufacturers.
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Ranked #21 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

Historic estate /farm built by an early settler in the area. more »

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Ranked #22 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Saunders Farm Canada's most amazing agri-tourism destination Farm. They host weddings, birthday parties, company picnics,... more » Owner description: Saunders Farm Canada's most amazing agri-tourism destination Farm. They host weddings, birthday parties, company picnics, retreats and are open all Summer as an family attraction- featuring over 30 attractions including Two Jumping Pillows, 10 Mazes, a SplashPad, Pedal carts track, Puppet shows, amazing play structures, wagon rides, adventure passport, gem mine and delicious farm fresh foods. In the Fall- Haunting Season is the top event in eastern ontario. During the harvest month of September & October, Saunders Farm is transformed into Canada's most eerie-sistible and aMAZEing Farm attraction. Over 35 attractions including spook-tacular haunted hayrides, parades, puppets, live shows, 10 hedge mazes, unique play structures, strolling characters combine to create awesome thrills for all ages. At Night Fright Fest Canada takes over with 5 Fright Sites, (Haunts), live shows and street theatre and the Tipsy Tombstone Tavern. The Farmer's Table walk-up restaurant features delicious local farm fresh foods and also serves craft beer and wine. « less
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Ranked #24 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Watson's Mill (Manotick)
Ranked #27 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Ranked #30 of 49 Sights & Landmarks in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Historic home of Braddish and Lamira Billings, built circa 1827-1828, who were founding settlers of Ottawa.
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