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“Romantic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rideau Canal

Rideau Canal
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B8, Canada
613-239-5234
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Ranked #3 of 102 Attractions in Ottawa
Type: Historic Sites, Trails, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Ice skating, Walking, Driving
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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.
Norwich, Ontario, Canada
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“Romantic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Paul boat tours is the perfect company to to this tour. It
Is narrated and calm . Beautiful and romantic

Visited August 2014
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“Very historic wonderful to see it still in use”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This canal extends all the way from Kingston to Ottawa. It was great to see lots of pleasure boats going through the canal at the time making their way down to the Ottawa river. Nice park area to walk along beside the canal and see how the manually open the locks. It is a great spot to take photos.

Visited August 2014
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“Rent a bike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had perfect weather to ride bikes all the way down the canal then across the river into Quebec. Well maintained trail but there was always some show off trying to pass when he shouldn't. Take a camera for some great pictures too.

Visited July 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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“One of my favourite parts of the city!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It's just so peaceful and quiet down there. Go for a walk, run or bike ride and enjoy the sights of Ottawa. I've also done a guided boat cruise on the canal (through Paul's) and it's been very good as we'll.

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“Tranquil and Convenient”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you ever want a nice stroll, a nice place to relax in the middle of a busy city this is a great option!

Visited August 2014
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