OTTAWA

Ottawa is the Canadian capital and the fourth largest city in the country. It is located in the very south east of Ontario province, on the banks of the Ottawa River, which forms the border between the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It is a destination that offers visitors the chance to discover a city full of historical buildings and a rich cultural life. It is famous for its magnificent parks and unique tourist attractions.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Canadian National Gallery
  • Canadian Civilization Museum
  • Confederation Park
  • Science Museum
  • Gatineau Park
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Mayfair Theater
  • Parliament Hill
  • Winterlude
  • Tulip Festival
  • Canada Day

General Information

 

Altitude: 80 masl

Surface Area: 2,778 km²

Time Zone: UTC -5

Language: English

Currency: Canadian dollar

Voltage: 120 V

How to get there

For visitors arriving by air, Ottawa offers the McDonald-Cartier International Airport, which is 14 km from the city. It is a hub for the main Canadian and U.S. airlines, making it easily accessible from any destination. Visitors can take a bus or taxi to the downtown area.

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