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“Patriotic”

Changing of the Guard
Ranked #3 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
Level 6 Contributor
142 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Patriotic”
Reviewed December 23, 2013

Nice to see once, while you are in Ottawa. Good to take out of towners to to show off a little Canadiana. A+ to the mounties ;)

Visited August 2013
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Barbeau, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

We had a really good spot for observing the Changing of the Guard. It was fun to watch, and the music was done really well.

Visited August 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“On Guard for Thee”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

As a former member of the Governor General Foot Guards I can state that the changing of the guard is a very spectacular ceremony that will hold ones attention during the entire ceremony. When in Ottawa make sure visit the Parliament buildings and watch the changing of the guards.

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Always fun to watch”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

What isn't there to like? I also got to see a few guards that switched go home with their girlfriends. It's probably one of the greatest things you can show a kid. I'm not a kid and I enjoyed it.

Visited July 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Wonderful show!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

You cannot visit Ottawa without seeing the changing of the guard. This impressive military drill is a real pleasure. Don't forget to bring a camera!

Visited July 2013
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