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National War Memorial

Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid respects to my great grand uncle who died in world war 1. Security is ramped up. Beautiful memorial. Very moving.

Thank 63mimi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by twice and the second time we saw most of the commemoration ceremony for the Battle of the Atlantic. Very moving. But even just going to see it and the soldiers that guard the tomb is worth doing.

Thank MayaH47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gives a poor image of Canada's War Memorial. It is most likely the entrance to a hotel. Come on get with it.

Thank 428rb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is where you must be in Canada on remembrance day. Streets are blocked off for several blocks, and you have to stand in often intemperate weather. Unless you arrive early, you will have trouble seeing the ceremony. Don't leave until Rabbi Bulka speaks, because...More

Thank daviddD3505IR
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stop look and reflect on what soldiers have done for our country. Sacrifices they and their families have made through time. We shall never forget!

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Beautiful monument to reflect, right beside Parliament. If coming for Remembrance ceremony, arrive early for a good location, or stay standing along Wellington (viewing memorial from behind) as Elgin gets packs up pretty tight.

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I have great respect for all those in the Canadian forces and this place is a beautiful spot to reflect and appreciate the sacrifices of those before us.

Thank Nemmii
Reviewed 16 March 2017

One of my other favourite spots in Ottawa. I am always moved by the spectacular sculpture atop the monument - every time I visit I notice a new detail. It is a very moving experience to stand in front of the tomb of the unknown...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The National War Memorial is in the center of the city and just across from Parliament Hill and Sparks Street Mall. The resting place of the unknown soldier, a reminder of those who have given of themselves so we can be free, many ceremonies take...More

Thank rosannekguns
Reviewed 3 March 2017

When I say that there's not much to see, I mean that it will only take a few minutes to check out this site. It's pretty much just a small park in the middle of a confusing intersection. The great thing about this site is...More

Thank CandyCritic
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