City Guide Ottawa, Canada

Visiting Ottawa

Found between Montréal and Toronto, Canada’s capital city is often overlooked by visitors to the region. However, if you’re travelling from Québec to Ontario, Ottawa should definitely feature on your itinerary. Not only is it home to Parliament Hill, the seat of the Canadian government, this city also boasts a ride range of attractions. Situated on the Ottawa River, Ottawa also has much to offer in the way of natural beauty which can easily be experienced on foot or by hopping on a bike. Add great shopping, interesting neighbourhoods, tempting cuisine and lively nightlife to that and you’ve got more than enough to make Ottawa an incredibly attractive destination.

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Ottawa Podcasts

Only in Ottawa...

The Canadian capital of Ottawa is located in the province of Ontario and is filled with things to see and do. In this podcast, Hostelworld.com’s Rebecca Keenan speaks with some people about three of the unique attractions you’ll only find in Ottawa. These are the Rideau Canal, the Canadian Museum of Civilisation and the Parliament Buildings.

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Ottawa Videos

Ottawa - A video postcard

Watch our Ottawa video postcard to get a look at some of the top things to do in Ottawa, the Canadian capital.

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Ottawa Pocket Guide

Ottawa Pocket Guide

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Canada: Itinerary

Located in the province of British Columbia, Canada’s third largest city is a traveller’s dream come true complete with a buzzing city centre and a host beaches, bays and lagoons. Add to this some great places to go shopping and a vibrant nightlife and it isn’t difficult to see why it is one of Canada’s most popular destinations.

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