Nepean Point
Nepean Point
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Lookout offering a beautiful view of the city and a commemorative statue of Canada's founder, Samuel de Champlain.
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TravellingFemaleDane
Copenhagen, Denmark114 contributions
Panorama view of Ottawa and Gatineau. Nice place to relax after seeing the National Gallery. There are seats so bring your lunch and enjoy the view
Written August 23, 2008
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DebAE
Chicago, IL97 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
We had a hard time finding Nepean Point because I was trying to map it from the car; it is only accessible on foot. However once we found it, the view is amazing! It is tucked behind/above the art museum and we were lucky enough to find parking behind the museum. It is a great spot to take photos of the city, Parliament Hill, etc.
Written June 13, 2018
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WItraveler2000
Wisconsin590 contributions
Aug 2019
Lots of people walking around and taking pictures by the statue. I think its the highest place in the city. Definitely worth the walk and the surrounding park area.
Written August 27, 2019
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Lee Star
Germany10 contributions
Apr 2021 • Family
You should go to attractions closest to here: Byward Market, Notre Dame Basilica National Arts Gallery, than this point. This place is free, that is just the best thing about this place.
Written April 24, 2021
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Dawn
Ottawa, Canada52 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Stood atop Nepean Point one day in the fall. The view was beautiful and it's a great vantage point to see the Ottawa River and beyond.
Written December 19, 2018
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axxiefox
Ottawa, Canada163 contributions
Nepean Point, gives you the advantage of seeing Ottawa/Gatineau from far away. Overlooking the Ottawa River, Parliament, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, and other features of downtown.
Closeup of Champlaign holding astrolabe upside down
Written February 26, 2013
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eburgess385
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada25 contributions
Jun 2012
From Nepean Point, you get a fabulous view over the Ottawa River of Quebec, particularly the beautiful Museum of Civilization. It is also a great place to view the fireworks on Parliament Hill on the 1st of July.
Written August 22, 2012
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Grivola
Ottawa, Canada610 contributions
There used to be an outdoor theatre here that has recently been torn down for much need renovation. There is a prominent view from ere of the Ottawa River, Parliament and Gatineau. The statue of Samuel de Champlain is notorious for holding aloft an astrolabe upside down.
Written June 16, 2012
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LaneOne
Ottawa, Canada173 contributions
Best Place to view Parliament Buildings, Rideau Canal locks and Chateau Laurier.
Written March 8, 2012
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judoxca
ottawa, canada21 contributions
The view while sitting at Samuel de Champlain's feet, looking Westerly to lands unknown to him. There used to be an Algonquin or Cree warrior/guide sitting at his feet, so subverviently, however, they found him a beautiful spot in Major's Hill Park across the road. This warrior knew what laid ahead......
Written January 31, 2012
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