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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Capitol Building
“Discover the Canadian history in one of the parliament shows, or just by visiting it and let the guides take you through a time travel, sharing the Canadian glories and taking you through the national timeline.”
  • 295 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Near the parliament, you are walk-in distance to the Rideau center-our famous shopping mall. ”
  • 200 locals recommend
Museum
“Canada's national natural history museum offers world-class galleries in a handsome heritage "Castle". Marvel at dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles in the Fossil Gallery. See grizzlies and other wild animals up close in beautiful dioramas in the Mammal Gallery. Observe hundreds of specimens in the Bird Gallery. See a real blue whale skeleton in the Water Gallery. Be dazzled by over a thousand gorgeous minerals and rocks in the Earth Gallery. Learn about Canada's North in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery. Peer at an eye-popping assortment of creepy crawlies in Nature Live. Enjoy an action-packed 3D movie. Take advantage of numerous hands-on activities. Don't miss the special, travelling exhibitions. A superb destination for visitors of all ages!”
  • 147 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“www.ottawatourism.ca/ottawa-insider/rideau-canal-skateway/ Can't miss the opportunity to skate on the iconic Rideau Canal!”
  • 133 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Go check out a concert, ballet or play at our newly renovated National Arts Centre.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Right next-door to Datsun, contemporary Mexican plates! There’s even a take-out window if you’re on the go”
  • 84 locals recommend
Park
“GREAT entertainment - Home of our RED BLACKS and our Ottawa 67's Great restaurants and movie theaters”
  • 50 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The newly renovated National Arts Centre needs to appear on your Instagram feed. For a glam selfie, head upstairs to the modern red chairs for the picture-perfect spot. At night make sure to snap a picture outside of the illuminated Kipnes Lantern.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Go to a Sporting Event!! Any sport you’re into Ottawa has it! The Ottawa Redblacks football team, the Fury soccer team, and the 67s junior hockey team are all right around the corner at TD Place. The Ottawa Senators hockey team are just a bus ride away at the Canadian Tire Center (look up 400-series OC-Transpo bus routes on game day).”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pub
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“BEER BIBLE. Good food too.... lol. I spend several months travelling Europe and a huge portion of that time was spent in Belgium. The Kingdom of Beer. It has been impossible to find certain beers I had over there, that is until I went to Pub Italia. They have the Beer Bible which is a fairly exhaustive list of any kind of beer you could possible want. The best part is they are all imported and stored on site, so they get that extra aging time if no one is ordering them. The pizza here is also really quite good and I've hear good things about the pasta dishes too.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Diner
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“Renting canoes, kayaks, peddle-boats, and paddle-boards at Dow's Lake is a great way to explore the canal all the way into downtown Ottawa.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Always try to take the bus when you are visiting Ottawa. Parking is expensive and hard to find, specially during the week-ends. Walking down the Rideau Canal can be an amazing activity with your family or your partner during your stay in the Capital of Canada. During the summer, you can jog, take pictures and during winter, you can skate and eat a delicious beaver-tail. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Office
“A great spot for night life and restaurants. Some would consider the night life older than that of the Market. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Hotel
“Ottawa's own castle, the Fairmount Chateau Laurier is the perfect backdrop for your Instagram photos. No matter if you photograph the majestic exterior or the opulent interior filled with gold detailing and chandeliers the Chateau Laurier is a must Instagram location in Ottawa.”
  • 18 locals recommend
University
“The University of Ottawa is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Conveniently located 10 min walk from home on Bank st and Somerset ave, bus access as well.”
  • 40 locals recommend