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In 2017, Ottawa is where you’ll want to be for Canada’s 150th birthday! As Ottawa is Canada’s Capital, many of the country’s biggest celebratory birthday events will happen right here. This will be the biggest Canada Day celebration the country has ever seen! But the fun will not be limited to July 1. From new exhibitions at Ottawa’s national museums, to special performances and exciting technological installations in Ottawa’s downtown core, special events will be taking place all year long.

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In 2017, Ottawa is where you’ll want to be for Canada’s 150th birthday! As Ottawa is Canada’s Capital, many of the country’s biggest celebratory birthday events will happen right here.BE HERE FOR CANADA'S BIG YEAR!

Ottawa, Canada's Capital

Ottawa is filled with national sites and attractions, perfect for your next getaway. Come explore the city this spring, and marvel at over 1 million in bloom during the 65th edition of the Canadian Tulip Festival May 12-22! 

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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.

Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa

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’s national museums have 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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