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“Free & Fun” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard
Ranked #2 of 28 Concerts & Shows in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Formal ceremony taking place daily during the summer on Parliament Hill that shouldn't be missed.
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Free & Fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

This is free & fun to watch.
We also got to take pictures with one or two of them after.
Some might find it a tad long & there is no parking on site.

Visited August 2012
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MA
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Parliament Changing of the Guard, Ottawa, 2012”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

Guide was very informative and the ceremony was very precise and interesting. Plenty of room to see all aspects of the display.

Visited July 2012
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Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic piece of tradition!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

For us yanks from the south who have never had the opportunity of visiting London to see the Changing to the Guard, this has to be a close second! Being able to the witness this ceremony and with the full traditional of the beefeater uniforms is a lot of fun. Music, precision marching, and ceremony a nice way to start off your day at Parliament Hill.

Visited August 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

This should make every Canadian proud to see the precision drill of our great troops. A combination of our history of the past and ongoing bravery of the Canadian Forces

Visited July 2012
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Thank Macjos
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Edmonton, Canada
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96 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Despite having been to Ottawa many times, I have never seen the changing of the guard. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it.

Visited August 2012
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