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National War Memorial

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice remembrance of the fallen men who fought for our freedom. Also a very nice remembrance of the tomb of the unknown solider.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 6 days ago

If your interested in our history of war, and the equipment used during war & peace keeping events in our past. This is the place to go. there is tours with guides to explain the equipment used and ammo used. I found it interesting. Covers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful monument with tragedy both in the time it represents and now. worth taking a moment and remember the sacrifice for our sake.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank P622SBmichaelf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my families first visit to the National War Memorial. The history and detail around this monument is amazing. I appreciated that the snow has been completely removed from the monument and that paths have been cleared for those of us who brave the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sharon R
Reviewed February 4, 2019

For history and war buffs this could be very interesting. But it was a frigid and windy day when we visited and it was too cold for me to stand and read all the informative facts. I recommend to come in the spring or fall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wcottawa
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We arrived here just in time for the |Changing of the Guard, and given the terrorism attack here in the past, the ceremony was quite moving to us. Lots of space for people to gather.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Sitting in an interesting location, you should spend some time here when you visit the Parliament building. I often eat my lunch here in the summer and pay my respects. A powerful monument.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Snickels011
Reviewed January 17, 2019

There is a unique history behind this memorial statues. However, there is nothing special in the building. It reminded me Taksim Square in Istanbul. My overall score is 55 out of 100.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navid A
Reviewed January 7, 2019

It is so moving. It is so affirming to be with such large crowds on that day, from everywhere in Canada, new Canadians, very young to very old, all shades of colour, all points of view. So sad, but so warm. Ok not warm, bundle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maryanne M
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We went on Rememberance Day, 2018. The Memorial is massive and vey moving. The ceromony was wonderful, we will be back when it is not so busy and visit with less people there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank b m
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