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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Come pay your respect for the soldiers

For those who don’t know: The Unknown Soldier Tomb is a monument dedicated to the unknown soldier... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nancy L
Montreal, Canada
Lest we Forget

A beautiful site in tribute to Canada's Fallen in past wars to make this country what it is helping... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louanne C
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For those who don’t know: The Unknown Soldier Tomb is a monument dedicated to the unknown soldier that was killed at war. The Tomb in Ottawa was built in 2000 and is located near the National War Memorial and actually has remains of the Unknown...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful site in tribute to Canada's Fallen in past wars to make this country what it is helping other countries maintain their freedom. Respectfully watched over by Canadian Military this top is a must see.Beautiful site, accessible, free., and easy to walk to. Very...More

Thank Louanne C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is an experience like no other. To be standing in the middle of a busy downtown park with a diamond shape of traffic all around you and not hear a sound is amazing. To watch a "changing of the Guards" at this tomb was...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Right next to the National War Memorial (Cenotaph), the tomb of the unknown soldier honors the unidentified remains of soldiers. This is the spot where everyone places their poppies at the end of the Remembrance Day Ceremonies each November 11th.

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Question from a tourist / visitor. Do we know who it was? This is the purpose of this tomb it represents all the service personal who didn’t return from war. The honour guard changes each hour and is a scripted piece but moving all the...More

Thank tigger2594
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Set in front of the much older National War Memorial, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was added in 2000, largely due to the efforts of the Royal Canadian Legion. For much of the year the tomb is guarded by members of the Canadian military...More

Thank Wandering_Aengus
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The Canadian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or Tombe du Soldat Inconnu is located at the National War Memorial in Confederation Square. The culmination of a project begun by the Royal Canadian Legion, the tomb was added to the war memorial in 2000 and holds...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Even in the dead of winter it's a somber moment to come up on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Confederate Square.

Thank Sal B
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I was very pleasantly surprised to see the members of the Canadian Armed Forces standing either side of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. This is something that we don't have in the UK and I think it adds a currency to the remembrance of...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The tomb of the unknown soldier is located at the war memorial in confederation square. Guarded by Canadian troops and looked after very well. The tomb contains the body of a soldier from the battle of Vimy, a First World War Canadian victory.

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September 10, 2018|
Response from Louanne C | Reviewed this property |
No there is no parking at the site, there is publc parking nearby. Best option is to walk if stayingn at hotels downtown, or take public transit