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Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is definitely a memorial you need to visit in Ottawa. It is beautiful and hauntingly touching. It was wonderful to see on the Remembrance Day weekend.

Thank melissabye
Reviewed 4 days ago

This year was the second trip to Ottawa for November 11th for my wife and I and it did not disappoint. The monument itself is impressive, but the ceremony is incredibly moving. As everyone is gathering before the start, people were chatting talking, meeting, as...More

Thank MungoDM
Reviewed 4 days ago

The National War Memorial is an impressive, moving large scupture depicting the struggle of Canadian troops. We were there just preceding the Remembrance Day events and got to see the changing of the guard which is interesting to see. The guards coming on to duty...More

Thank BlairCher
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful statue with tremendous detail, soldiers in step weapons handy, dressed for battle. What I saw throughout Canada was a tremendous respect for their military

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on Remembrance Day, it was very good, although it was super busy I liked that I was able to pay my respects with my fellow countrymen.

Thank LegoDad77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Any Memorial is poignant, this one is well laid out with details for each statue. Recommend particularly this year of Remembrance.

Thank juliasJ1111OT
Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the hourly changing of the guard. With it being so close to Remembrance Day was very moving. Proud to be Canadian.

Thank scottbM7887FV
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is all in the same area as the Parliament Buildings, Rideau canal etc. Stop and have a look, the monument is quite different to what is normally expected, but so well done. Do not miss it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, I have to say, the Canadians know how to honour their war dead, the memorial is manned every day in the summer months and later as we went in October, on this occasion the RCAF were doing the honours.. The memorial itself...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way too expensive to take kids on a family visit. HAve been there on my own and found the exhibits both special and ongoing to be excellent too bad you have to mortgage your house if you want to show up with kids.

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