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Ottawa's largest and most historic cemetary. Besides many politicians being buried here for over a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel C
Ottawa, Canada
Beautiful cemetery

I enjoy walking through old cemeteries and taking photos. This cemetery is much like a park... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Karen C
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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280 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ottawa's largest and most historic cemetary. Besides many politicians being buried here for over a hundred years, it is also the national cemetary for police and military members.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I enjoy walking through old cemeteries and taking photos. This cemetery is much like a park. Beautiful old trees, across from the reception building there is a pond and gazebo, it's just a peaceful area. There is a Chinese section, an RCMP section and Canada's...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I came across the Beechwood Cemetery one day when going for a drive. It is the largest cemetery I have ever visited, with several very different sections, and beauty at every turn. Fall is my favourite time to visit, when the many maple trees have...More

Thank Booklady28
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Some of my relatives have a headstone and are buried here. This is a surprising gem in the middle of our Capital city. Ride or walk through and you'll see. I won't be able to describe it all - and I wouldn't want to -...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Living nearby we frequently visit this outstanding location to enjoy our frequent walks. The cemetery is one of Ottawa's oldest and largest and is non-denominational. It is home to the National war cemetery, the RCMP and Ottawa police cemetery as well as being the final...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were here recently for the funeral service of a friend. From the moment we entered the grounds we were most impressed with the grounds. This place is huge, with flower beds and trees meticulously cared for. It is just plain beautiful. As for the...More

Thank Willrude
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beechwood is at least 4 different cemeteries; National Military, National Police, Chinese and 'old' Ottawans. A beautiful peaceful place well kept. Large building with many chapels as you enter the cemetery. The National Military section is as it should be, sombre and meticulously laid out...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is the resting place for more than 75000 people and many of them important Canadian figures, from politicians to soldiers killed in the line of duty. It is a must see if you visit Ottawa

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A group of friends and I took advantage of the Beechwood Cemetery Stroll which is a guided tour given by a volunteer historian. The tour lasted almost 2 hours and took us around the grounds of the cemetery. Our guide was a wonderful man who...More

2  Thank Colleen685
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Tommy Douglas one of our famous Canadians is buried here....the ground are kept in fab condition....you can get a guide from the office and spend an ofternoon wondering around and just looking to see who is buried here...they also have a Military section and that...More

1  Thank carol w
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8 May 2017|
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Is there bus service to the cemetery?