Ottawa is a city in Ontario province and also the Capital of Canada. Also, Ottawa is the seventh coldest capital in the world. There are many attractions in Ottawa, like world-class museums, famous festivals and lots of things. Here are the best places to visit in Ottawa.
01. Rideau Canal
This is 200 meters long waterway constructed between 1826 and 1832 which connects Ottawa and Kingston. Rideau Canal is a world-famous UNESCO heritage site and also one of the best places to visit in Ottawa. In summer, this canal and locks are open and active and In the winter season, this frozen canal turned into a massive skating rink. That rink is the world’s longest skating rink which runs for more than 8 kilometers.
02. Parliament Hill
This is Canada’s grand parliament building and also the house of Canada’s government. This is one of the top attractions in Ottawa which build with the help of Gothic-style architecture and also one of the top attractions in Canada. There are there building in the parliament gill called East Block, West Block, and Centre Block, and also there is a huge amazing front garden also. You can free tours into the parliament hill throughout the year and tour times are subjected to change.
03. Canadian War Museum
Canadian War Museum is a modern museum in Canada which shows the massive history of Canada’s Military. This is one of the best places to visit in Canada which has a huge collection of military vehicles includes more than 50 tanks, jeeps, motorcycles, armored trucks, even Hitler’s car.
04. National Gallery of Canada
National Gallery of Canada is a huge museum n Ottawa with some of the finest works of legendary artists that date of the 15th and 17th centuries and many other arts. Also, This is the world’s largest Canadian collection of Arts from the 18th century. You can explore this whole place within a day and also there a few cafes and restaurants inside the premises.
05. Peace Tower
Peace Tower is also known as the tower of victory and peace which located in the center of the city. There is an observation deck on the top of the peace tower in which you can get a panoramic view of the city and it is the highest point in Ottawa. This is one of the highest recognized symbols in Canada. Access to the tower in free for you, but to go up you must buy a ticket.
06. National War Memorial
National War Memorial is an amazing 70ft large arch build in 1939 which memorize all Canadian nationals killed in military action. This is one of the best places to visit in Ottawa. There are lots of activities happening in this place on Remembrance Day and people leave poppies on the tomb to respect them.
07. Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Canada Aviation and Space Museum shows the massive history of Canadian civil and military aviation which located on Northern end of the Town. There is a replica of Canada’s fist flight made on 1909 named as Silver Dart. Also this houses to more than 130 civil and military aircrafts and also here is the largest piece of the famous Avro Arrow and the Lancaster bomber from the second World War.
08. Notre Dame Basilica
Notre Dame Basilica is the largest and oldest church in Ottawa which was built in 1846. This is one of the best places to visit in Ottawa which as an amazing brightly painted interior featuring beautiful stained glass and Gothic iconography.