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Changing of the Guard

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Changing of the Guard

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See the sights in Canada’s Capital from the Ottawa River during this narrated tour onboard the Paula D. Look out at Canada’s Parliament Buildings from the river and snap photos of the spectacular city views. Marvel at the mix of natural beauty and modern, urban development while enjoying refreshments or cocktails from the boat’s canteen.
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Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York5,418 contributions14,014 helpful votes
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Changing of the Guard can be viewed at the National War Memorial site as well, in addition to the grounds of the parliament. The one at the parliament starts at 10 AM, whereas the one at the National War Memorial occurs every hour. It is a typical British tradition that has been carried over and is interesting to watch. Certainly would very highly recommend witnessing the same.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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David S wrote a review Nov 2019
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom1,205 contributions372 helpful votes
My wife and I were lucky enough to catch the changing of the guards display when passed through Ottawa whilst touring East Canada and enjoyed the sights. The ritual and pomp was particularly impressive.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Nancy B wrote a review Aug 2019
73 contributions22 helpful votes
So British!! Great experience. Music, ceremony and tradition on full display. It started around 9:50 (thought it was 10) and lasted until about 10:35 am. Get there early as it was rather crowded. And since we were there on Sunday, we got free parking at the World Exchange garage.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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NEToppy wrote a review Aug 2019
Grand Rapids, Michigan104 contributions24 helpful votes
The colours, the pomp and circumstance, the precision, the music and the setting make this an experience I never tire of seeing... and photographing. Perfect sunny day for the occasion.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Bano73 wrote a review Aug 2019
Littlehampton, United Kingdom189 contributions74 helpful votes
We were tipped off about this free event on Parliament Hill each day at 10am (officially), but you should arrive by 9.45am at the latest as it really starts then. We enjoyed 45 mins of theatre that should be seen and enjoyed by all.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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