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Ottawa Walking Tours

#5 of 47 Tours in Ottawa
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Address: Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5N2, Canada
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+1 613-799-1774
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Sun 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced,...

Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn more about the city’s history, colourful political characters and snap some outstanding photographs. Spend a couple of hours with us exploring our city's past and discovering how the modern city of Ottawa came to be. A must for visitors who want to feel the essence of the Canadian capital

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If you want to learn as much as possible about the herritage and politics of Ottawa Canada, than you need to give Craig a call at Ottawa Walking tours. He will tell you the small... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 18, 2010
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Marquez, Texas

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Marquez, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2010

If you want to learn as much as possible about the herritage and politics of Ottawa Canada, than you need to give Craig a call at Ottawa Walking tours. He will tell you the small details that the books and such don't. We went in the dead of winter when most people would not want to get out and take... More 

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Elmira, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2010

The tour was very informative. The guide was able to answer all the questions.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2010

Craig really knows the history of Ottawa! The total tour was around downtown Ottawa visiting Sparks street, the supreme court, the houses of Parliament, the foyer of the Chateau Laurier ending up in the Byward market. I cannot recommend the tour enough!

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Rochester, New York, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2010

Craig was great! We were in Ottawa from the States for a quick weekend. Learned more about Ottawa from the walk than I did the rest of the stay. Craig keeps it lively and interesting and you will learn about many other attractions in the City, so best to do it first. Great tips on places to visit and eat.... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2010

This was an excellent tour with many interesting anecdotes and statistics presented with humour and a gift for story-telling. Craig is a valuable asset to the Ottawa tourist industry! A must do for every visitor...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2010

An absolute must! You cannot know Ottawa without this tour. A great way to learn very interesting facts and trivia about the city in a very personalized tour.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2010

This is a "must-do" for any visitor to Ottawa. Craig is an extremely knowledgeable guide and historian, and just as importantly, a gifted storyteller and educator who knows how to keep things interesting for kids and teenagers alike. We were a family of four (including two teenagers). We did a 10:00 A.M. tour. We met Craig across the street from... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2010

I recently took a magical walking tour with Lindsay, who over the course of two hours, taught me, a fellow Canadian, a great deal about my government, the city of Ottawa and how history keeps repeating itself. It was very informative in a fun way and really gives you the basics of the city. I have wandered through downtown Ottawa... More 

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Marqutte, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2010

This is an exceptionally good tour, especially for Americans who do not know a lot about Canadian government. We hit the major sites in the downtown area, but we also got a lot more. By the end we had a solid understanding of Canadian governmental systems and processes and important historical events. Our guide was fantastic and had a real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2010

We did the 6PM tour with Craig, the high school history teacher. His subject knowledge came in handy, as he was able to remind us all of some of the things that we have forgotten from our high school civics and history classes. Our guide was able to answer every question that people could think up, and his advice was... More 

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