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Ottawa is Canada’s capital, a dynamic showcase city of more than one million people. Located in Ontario at the Quebec border, it’s a place where you’ll hear English and French spoken in the streets; where you can discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). It’s a city steeped in culture, its main attraction is the vast assortment of state-of-the-art museums. 

From the smooth undulating walls of the Canadian Museum of History, to the haunting gothic arches of the Canadian Museum of Nature, each attraction is an inspired architectural gesture with an intriguing exhibition space. 

This city is a uniquely beautiful place: an urban centre on the edge of nature where you’ll enjoy the great outdoors. There’s an easy cosmopolitan vibe here, and Ottawa is known for being both welcoming and walkable. Explore the distinctive local neighbourhoods, including the historic ByWard Market: by day this area boasts a bustling farmers’ market and chic shops, by night it hums with activity at the restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs.
Ottawa’s cultural diversity is evident in the mix of local cuisine. Chinatown and Little Italy have been local mainstays for quite some time, but recent years have witnessed an influx of dynamic flavours from Africa, France, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, not to mention a variety of Indigenous choices.
 
This is a city that enjoys the finer things in life, with a culinary community that’s earning wide acclaim, unique boutiques and shopping districts, a lively local music and art scene, and always exciting nightlife

Ottawa Tourist Attractions:

Here are a few of the many attractions in Ottawa you may like to visit:

  • Ottawa Walking Tours
  • Central Experimental Farm
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Centre
  • Canadian War Museum
  • Sound & Light Show
  • Parliament Hill and Buildings
  • Notre Dame Basilica
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
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