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Ottawa, Canada

About Ottawa

Experience the charm of Ottawa, Canada's capital, where history and politics come alive. Tour the iconic Parliament Hill with its stunning Gothic revival architecture, and explore the rich tapestry of museums including the National Gallery and the Canadian War Museum. Enjoy the beauty of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which becomes the world's largest skating rink in winter. Ottawa offers a blend of cultural treasures and outdoor activities in a welcoming, bilingual city.

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Ottawa highlights

Average temperature in June

24 °C / 75 °F

High season months

May, June, July, August, September, October

Local currency

Canadian dollar (CAD)

Local language

English, French

Closest Airports

  • Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (CA) - 11.1 km (6.9 mi)

Fun fact

Peace Tower's daily flag change has a twist: Canadians can own these flags, but they face a 100-year waitlist.

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