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This fall, Canada’s Capital continues to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with plenty of special events and fun activities! Make sure to visit MosaïCanada, a giant outdoor horticulture display; view the majestic Mìwàte: Illumination of the Chaudière Falls installation; explore new museum galleries that opened this summer; cheer our athletes at some of Canada’s biggest sporting events; and visit the Casino du Lac-Leamy for gaming and nightlife anytime. Join the fun and plan your stay at https://www.ottawatourism.ca !

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This fall, Canada’s Capital continues to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with plenty of special events and fun activities!Fall Celebrations in Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada's Capital

Ottawa is filled with national sites and attractions, perfect for your next getaway.  Autumn is the perfect time to get outside and explore Canada's capital city with these fall must-do's.

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OTTAWA AND COUNTRYSIDE


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Draped in natural splendour and brimming with a relaxed urban vibe, Ottawa is a truly unique destination offering a wealth of experiences visitors won’t find anywhere else, including Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal. Canada’s capital and Ontario’s second largest city is a showcase of national sites, monuments, museums and the arts where visitors can experience the best of our country in one place. Ottawa's charming countryside offers natural beauty and an abundance of quaint shops.

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Ottawa, Canada's Capital

Ottawa, Canada's Capital

Ottawa is Canada’s capital, a dynamic city steeped in culture, with world-class museums displaying stunning national collections and special exhibitions from around the world. Discover Canada’s heritage at amazing national sites, including Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal.

OTTAWA'S COUNTRYSIDE

OTTAWA'S COUNTRYSIDE

Rural Ottawa and the surrounding areas offer fascinating and fun sites, attractions and activities. If you’re visiting, take a detour on your way here or on your way home and discover our country side by following one of our five Capital Country Drives.

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OTTAWA'S SPECIAL EXHIBITS

Renowned cultural attractions enlighten Ottawa’s downtown core. From Canadian history, to priceless world-class art, to the heroic tales of those who fought bravely for Canada, to enormous dinosaur fossils and to the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles, Ottawa has something to offer everyone. Check out the highlights of the special exhibits happening at our national museums and gallery.

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SHOP, DINE & UNWIND

Ottawa is a unique mix of urban chic, culture and joie de vivre. Come immerse yourself in arts and culture at our fantastic national museums, tour historic sites, and shop, dine & unwind in unique neighbourhoods across the city. The natural beauty of Ottawa’s greenspaces, waterways and the combination of gothic and modern architecture provide a stunning backdrop for delicious eats. Then, rejuvenate your mind & body and pamper yourself at one of our luxurious spas

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