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Come visit Ottawa, the capital of all Canada, located in Ontario. There are a number of cheap flights to Ottawa, making your trip to Canada's capital that much better. The city was originally populated by the Algonquin Indians, but was officially settled by New Englanders in 1800, as an agricultural settlement. Today it is a rich metropolitan center, with excellent cultural, historical and national events, in addition to a number of interesting social events. So come and explore Ottawa and its numerous attractions.
Since you're in Canada's capital, you're going to have to pay a visit to Parliament Hill, the home of Canada's federal government. The building a huge, striking neo-Gothic structure, with hundreds of gargoyles and grotesques carved into the beautiful stone exterior. There are free guided tours around many of the areas inside, and visitors can see go up to the Peace Tower for a scenic view of the city or check out the awe-inspiring library.
Depending on what time of year you visit, there are also a number of visits featured at Parliament Hill. In December there's the Christmas Lights across Canada, with 30,000 LED lights strung up around Ottawa-many of them stationed on or around parliament. Between June and August, tourists get to view the Changing of the Guard, 'a colorful spectacle of pomp, pageantry and music,' at 10 a.m. sharp every morning. If you also happen to be in Ottawa on Canada Day-July 1 of every year, there are huge celebrations on the lawn of Parliament Hill. There are concerts, an official flag raising ceremony, an acrobatic show and more. A visit to Parliament Hill is an absolute must for any visitor. If you already know your dates that you would like to travel, why not take a look at cheap flights to Ottawa?
If you're already at Parliament Hill, Canada's national art gallery is just a few footsteps away, at the National Gallery of Canada. The National Gallery of Canada is home to a superb collection of Canadian and European art, as well as selection of fine international art. The museum features contemporary art exhibits which rotate every few months, as well as a photography exhibit and a variety of special exhibits. The museum features works by Picasso, Van Gogh and Renoir among others, with stunning architecture and a rich variety of displays and exhibits. Come and spend an hour-or even an entire day at the National Gallery.
ByWard Market is a farmers market dating back to 1826. Today it's much more than a farmers market, it's a great place to buy fresh produce and go shopping in a number of stores and boutiques. There are also a number of excellent restaurants. By nightfall, it's a thriving hotspot, crawling with pubs, nightclubs and bars. A place for both day and nighttime entertainment, ByWard Market is an excellent place to visit.
Ottawa has a number of excellent museums, national exhibits, parks and urban recreations which all warrant a visit. No matter what time of year you travel to Ottawa, there are a number of exciting festivals and happenings to take part in. Visiting Ottawa is as easy as ordering a plane ticket. With so many cheap flights to Ottawa, why not book your flight already?
Canadian War Museum
The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, is the main national museum of Canadian war history. It displays artefacts and exposes the history of conflicts that happened on Canadian land and in other regions of the world.
The Parliament Hill in Ottawa is the large property that contains Canada's parliament. The parliament is where Canadian politicians meet for the federal governance of the country.
National Gallery of Canada
Founded around 1880 and moved around during the past century, the National Gallery of Canada has become one of the the top art museum-galleries in the country. It showcases many visual art collections of sculptures, paintings, photography and more.Source