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National War Memorial

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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Lest We Forget

Designed by Vernon March of England and first dedicated by King George VI in 1939, the National War Memorial is a tall, granite arch with accreted bronze sculptures in Ottawa... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Designed by Vernon March of England and first dedicated by King George VI in 1939, the National War Memorial is a tall, granite arch with accreted bronze sculptures in Ottawa commemorating Canadians killed in conflicts. It is the pre-eminent war memorial of 76 cenotaphs in Canada. Located in Confederation square between Parliament Hill to the west and the Chateau Laurier... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a humbling experience to walk past this memorial two days after rememberance day and seeing it covered in red poppies. Definitely a place I like to visit every time I'm in Ottawa.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is a great stop for pictures and a leisure walk. You can see the tomb of the unknown soldier. It's a small park with statues and sitting areas where you can sit and enjoy the monuments and people watch.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always an honour to be able to visit this location. Very powerful, and especially when you visit the tombstone in the War Museum.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was honoured to experience Remembrance Day here this year. Was a very humbling experience that I am very thankful to have been able to have.

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Thank Gord V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

This is a beautiful and impressive memorial that encourages contemplation and reflection. You will feel the powerful energy of remembrance here.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Located at the crossroads of the city and a short walk from Parliament Hill, the National War memorial is a just see for both locals and tourists alike. The memorial is an icon of the city, and home to the tomb of Canada's unknown soldier. If you are from out of town, save your poppy and when visiting Ottawa, leave... More 

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Leamington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

always so memorable to stand & honour our fallen - so many gave their lives for this country - remarkable sight !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Watched the ceremony when Will and Kate arrived. Waited a long time, but worth it. It was a great day to take in the scenery and events.

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Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Very well done memorial. Since it is across from the parliament buildings, everyone should take in the National War Memorial.

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