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Address: Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Dundas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in Ottawa for the Remembrance Day service. Great crowd and very good service. Respectful, good speakers and very touching seeing the veterans of the Second World , The Korean War, Afganistan and other confrontations over the years. The crowd was very respectful of the service. The monument was very nice and mentioned the dates of the different wars over... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A monument built to honor our heroes, It is the place to go and pay respect to all that fought for our country.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sons are in the Military and each year (multiple times actually) I find myself drawn to the Canadian War Memorial to pay my respects and to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom!

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Shilo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial is huge and well done. Passing by its always good to show the respect of what had to be done to enjoy the freedoms we have.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restoration work is finally done just in time for this Remembrance Day NOVEMBER 11 . Pass the word & inform people to return if they were unable to view or pay their respects.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Due to the amount of construction being undertaken in Ottawa at the moment, some of the areas are blocked off. I would have like to have been able to pay my respects to some of the Canadian Army members who had been in my area during the war and my Father served with in the Navy. This is all being... More 

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