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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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
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