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National War Memorial

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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Was honoured to experience Remembrance Day here this year. Was a very humbling experience that I am very thankful to have been able to have.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gord V
Prince Albert, Canada
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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was honoured to experience Remembrance Day here this year. Was a very humbling experience that I am very thankful to have been able to have.

Thank Gord V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and impressive memorial that encourages contemplation and reflection. You will feel the powerful energy of remembrance here.

Thank Kyle I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the crossroads of the city and a short walk from Parliament Hill, the National War memorial is a just see for both locals and tourists alike. The memorial is an icon of the city, and home to the tomb of Canada's unknown soldier. If you are from out of town, save your poppy and when visiting Ottawa, leave... More 

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Leamington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always so memorable to stand & honour our fallen - so many gave their lives for this country - remarkable sight !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watched the ceremony when Will and Kate arrived. Waited a long time, but worth it. It was a great day to take in the scenery and events.

Thank Shane C
Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very well done memorial. Since it is across from the parliament buildings, everyone should take in the National War Memorial.

Thank Larry D
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There really isn't any review of this that is worthwhile. It is some place every canadian who lives now should pay respects to. For the lives of our ancestors lost. And for those that lived forever changed. Be humbled by their sacrifice and thank them.

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A must stop. Being there on Remembrace Day was one of the main reasons we were in Ottawa. To honour my father who fought for freedom in WWII in the Dutch underground. Proud to pay tribute to all those that gave given us and others a free country to live in.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was here during and again after the rememberance day service. During the service there were thousands of people in attendance. A very moving tribute to our vetrans. It was hard to see the main service but some large screens were available to watch closer views of the speakers. Go early 1-1.5 hours to find a prefered spot to watch... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Different countries/cultures have different "must do" activities. I rarely miss attending a Remembrance Day ceremony but the one here is one of those "must do" events for Canadians. Not to say that the ones held in small towns and cities are less significant, but there was something a bit more awe inspiring here.

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