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Worldwide tradition of Love

This cute little pedestrian bridge offers great views as well as letting you be a part of worldwide... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Yulia Z
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Beautiful Canal View - Padlocks

(Location of bridge on the Trip Advisor map was incorrect at the time of this review) This is a... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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Oct 16, 2018
“Worldwide tradition of Love”
Sep 23, 2018
“Beautiful Canal View - Padlocks ”
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

This cute little pedestrian bridge offers great views as well as letting you be a part of worldwide tradition of Love, or, to be specific, love locks. Super romantic, must come. Just don’t forget your lock.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yulia Z
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

(Location of bridge on the Trip Advisor map was incorrect at the time of this review) This is a very pleasant and beautiful spot to see an upper section of the Rideau Canal. This walking bridge connects the western side (at the end of Somerset...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebby2k
Reviewed August 18, 2018

A fun place to stop if you are in the area. The locks of love decorate both sides of the bridge. We saw this in Paris but the weight was too much for the bridge and they eventually cut them off. If you are hiking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VSattui1232
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Ottawa's very own love lock bridge! After you place your lock, take a walk down the staircase that leads under the bridge. Lovely paths along the canal and benches to sit and watch the scenery.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Corktown Footbridge, which also is known as Somerset (Street) Bridge, is a footbridge across the Rideau Canal in Ottawa. In 2016, the bridge can celebrate its 10 year anniversary. The bridge links the University of Ottawa campus with the bars and restaurants of Elgin Street....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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