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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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"unknown soldier"
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"beautiful monument"
in 24 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 14 reviews
"pay respect"
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"honor guard"
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"ultimate sacrifice"
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"their lives"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My dad was a WW2 veteran. I enjoy visiting War Memorials where ever I go and this momument is a beautiful piece of art.

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a dull statute in the middle of a road with a police car sitting in front of it. Nothing inspiring at all. Too noisy for reflection, police presence detracts from the atmosphere.

Thank Jackie F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s a beautiful monument and I recommend that you take a guided tour around the city so many aspects of the buildings and site can be explained. This monument has a particular different from many others that refer to war - a woman is portrait...More

Thank Gilvam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice shrine to the Canadian soldier. Interesting to see how they keep the Tomb of Unknown Soldier guarded all the time and how they march around.

Thank sportsinfoguy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a moving memorial. Just walking around it, reading the vaious plaques helps one realize what cost has been paid for freedom in our country and world.

Thank George G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial is very beautiful, and detailed. Incredible sculpture. A must see stop on any walking tour of downtown, great photo op

Thank BBMuskoka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting this monument. The sentries were so good. Loved the bagpipes. A very moving experience.

Thank PerthDarter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial and sculptures are very well made and moving, a must see for anyone who visits Ottawa. If possible, try and be there at the the hour mark between 9h-19h from April to November, to see the changing of the sentries.

1  Thank Louis L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible sculpture, including Tomb of Unknown Soldier. We stayed for the hourly change of the guards, and chatted with a military representative who gave details of the brief ceremony.

Thank beccaclifford
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like to visit when out for a walk around the city just to pay my respects. Beautiful memorial that has existed in Ottawa for many years. My daughter was visiting from out of town and we were out for a walk. We were at the...More

Thank Kevin B
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