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National War Memorial

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were fortunate to be a part of the Rememberance Day Ceremony 2019 at the National War Memorial. It was a very moving ceremony!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathy W
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I have been to the museum twice already and attended 2 different exhibitions. It is a well organized facility and presents history for every level of understanding. Wars are events that we should all remember and NEVER forget. This museum will offer plenty of information...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J. Richard M
Reviewed November 17, 2018

A wonderful tribute - feel very strongly about what this represents. Getting parking near by is a challenge though.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LLair
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We went for the Remembrance Day service and it didn't disappoint. It's a colourful solemn ceremony. We came back after the site was cleared and were able to place our poppies on the grave of the unknown soldier. A wonderful privilege.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SusyTops
Reviewed November 16, 2018

This was under repair the last time we were in town, so this was the first time I was able to see this. It is really cool and worth the stop. We were walking by anyway on our way through the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This is definitely a memorial you need to visit in Ottawa. It is beautiful and hauntingly touching. It was wonderful to see on the Remembrance Day weekend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank melissabye
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This year was the second trip to Ottawa for November 11th for my wife and I and it did not disappoint. The monument itself is impressive, but the ceremony is incredibly moving. As everyone is gathering before the start, people were chatting talking, meeting, as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MungoDM
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The National War Memorial is an impressive, moving large scupture depicting the struggle of Canadian troops. We were there just preceding the Remembrance Day events and got to see the changing of the guard which is interesting to see. The guards coming on to duty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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