Things to do in Ottawa

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    Parliament Hill

    Parliament Hill

    Ranked #1 overall in Ottawa things to do
    63 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    This countries laws and history is along this road. The reason the Nation s capital is here. Beyond parliament hill, oppositite direction then the supreme court building, you will find ...

  • 2
    Rideau Canal

    Rideau Canal

    Ranked #2 overall in Ottawa things to do
    40 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    World s longest outdoor rink. In the summer this makes the downtown core and beyond feel like one large wonderfull scenic park.

  • 3
    ByWard Market

    ByWard Market

    Ranked #3 overall in Ottawa things to do
    38 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Pub, Art Gallery, Market
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeFamilies

    A fab little place to do a bit of shopping and get some food. Also, apparently Obama likes this place.

  • 4
    National Gallery of Canada

    National Gallery of Canada

    Ranked #4 overall in Ottawa things to do
    31 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Art Museum, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    The National Gallery of Canada is one of my favourite places in Ottawa. Beautiful selection of art work.

  • 5
    Gatineau Park

    Gatineau Park

    Ranked #5 overall in Ottawa things to do
    24 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyGreenAdventure

    Nature as far as the eye can see in your backyard.

  • 6
    Canadian War Museum

    Canadian War Museum

    Ranked #6 overall in Ottawa things to do
    19 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    A beautiful, large museum located in LeBreton Flats which covers the country's military history. There are detailed exhibits and some artworks along the way, which is called "War Art", brought ...

  • 7
    Major's Hill Park

    Major's Hill Park

    Ranked #7 overall in Ottawa things to do
    16 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyHistory
  • 8
    Canadian Museum of Nature

    Canadian Museum of Nature

    Ranked #8 overall in Ottawa things to do
    16 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryAdventure

    If you only have an hour, we still recommend going even if just to see the beautiful display of totem poles in the Great Hall. If you have more time, ...

  • 9
    National Arts Centre

    National Arts Centre

    Ranked #9 overall in Ottawa things to do
    14 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater
    Popular withNightlifeArtsyFamilies
  • 10
    National Aviation Museum

    National Aviation Museum

    Ranked #10 overall in Ottawa things to do
    15 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryAdventure
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