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#1 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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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#2 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Religious Sites
This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin spires.
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#3 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers

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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#4 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Monuments/ Statues

Large war monument from the WWI era is located between and south of Parliament and the Chateau Laurier.  One of the more recognizable landmarks of Ottawa. more »

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#5 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Performances
Formal ceremony taking place daily during the summer on Parliament Hill that shouldn't be missed.
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#6 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Government Buildings; Gardens
Owner description: The home of every Governor General since 1867, this elegant 19th-century mansion is open to the public for tours of the home... more » Owner description: The home of every Governor General since 1867, this elegant 19th-century mansion is open to the public for tours of the home and surrounding grounds, consisting of manicured gardens and recreational areas. « less
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#7 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Neighborhoods

This is the general term for the area surrounding the Byward Market and on Dalhousie Street, extending a few more blocks towards the Ottawa River.   It is technically the... more »

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#8 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Government Buildings; Educational Sites
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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#9 of 28 attractions 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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#10 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Government Buildings
This imposing building houses the highest court in Canada and is open to the public for tours.
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#11 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
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#12 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Neighborhoods

This upscale neighborhood lies in an area directly south of downtown Ottawa and west of the Rideau Canal. The Glebe, Westboro and New Edinburgh are Ottawa's favourite downtown... more »

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Empire Theatre (Kanata)
#13 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Movie Theaters
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#14 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
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#15 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Educational Sites
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#16 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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#17 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Historic Sites

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

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#18 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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#19 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Religious Sites
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#21 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Religious Sites
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#22 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Neighborhoods
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#23 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
Category: Monuments/ Statues
This 10-meter-high monument is dedicated to the preservation of human rights around the world.
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#24 of 28 attractions in Ottawa
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Category: Neighborhoods
Contains many buildings of architectural and historical interest.
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