Ottawa is Canada’s capital, in the east of southern Ontario, near the city of Montréal and the U.S. border. Sitting on the Ottawa River, it has at its centre Parliament Hill, with grand Victorian architecture and museums such as the National Gallery of Canada. The park-lined Rideau Canal is filled with boats in summer and ice-skaters in winter ...
Parliament Hill, colloquially known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings is the home of the Parliament of Canada and has architectural elements of national symbolic importance. It is is home to the Senate, House of Commons, Library of Parliament and the Peace Tower.
The Rideau Canal, also known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway, connects Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, to Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River at Kingston, Ontario. It is 202 kilometres in length. Each winter, the historic Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, becomes the Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink.
Canadian Museum of History
The Canadian Museum of History is Canada's national museum of human history. It is located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. Experience Canada's history in exciting new ways. The Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital Region.
Royal Canadian Mint
Crafted from original designs by Canadian artists, the Royal Canadian Mint produces some of the world's most stunning collectible coins. To see our newest collections of gold and silver coins, look no further than the Royal Canadian Mint's Boutiques located in Ottawa and Winnipeg. The is open to tourist plant in Ottawa and Winnipeg 12 months a year!