Ottawa - It Outta Be Ottawa
Ottawa is not just the capital of the Canadian government; Ottawa is also one of the most diverse cities in the world, offering everything from world-class sporting events and shopping adventures to museum and family activities. Ottawa has it all.
Situated on the Ottawa River about 200 km (125 miles) west of Montreal, Ottawa is a unique mix of old and new, history and technology, excitement and relaxation.
Among the many historic sights in Ottawa are the Canadian War Museum, Parliament Hill, Museum of Civilization, Notre Dame Basilica, Rideau Hall, RCMP Museum and Stables, National Aviation Museum, Royal Canadian Mint, National Gallery, Byward Market, Rideau Canal, Dow's Lake, Experimental Farm, Museum of Nature.
A walk through Ottawa's historic, bustling Byward Market offers untold bargains and chances to shop and experience local culture. The National Gallery boasts an astonishing collection of art from some of the world's most revered artists. Giants like Rembrandt and Monet are represented in the gallery's collection. Visitors also find special programs and exhibitions and performing arts presented at the Gallery year-round. The Museum of Nature offers a fascinating look at the birds, animals and flora of Canada and a wealth of information on dinosaurs, minerals and the workings of Planet Earth.
There's something for everyone in Ottawa, so it ought to be on any Canadian itinerary.
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