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Review of Ottawa Walking Tours

Ottawa Walking Tours
Ranked #5 of 47 Tours in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Ottawa Walking Tours is a company dedicated to letting our experienced, professional guides acquaint you with the history of our beautiful city. Our 2.5 hour guided walks are a must for visitors wanting to get a great overview of the city and learn more about the city’s history, colourful political characters and snap some outstanding photographs. Spend a couple of hours with us exploring our city's past and discovering how the modern city of Ottawa came to be. A must for visitors who want to feel the essence of the Canadian capital
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“great tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

great tour, great value!
I had some much fun during the 3 hours walking and it was so interesting

One of the best tour I've ever done

Visited August 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great way to experience Ottawa!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

We booked the Historical Highlights Walking Tour as a family of four (2 couples - wives are cousins:) and had an amazing time on in. My cousin and her husband are not fluent in English but they had no trouble understanding our wonderful guide Jesse. She was very informative and funny at the same time. All of us were pleasantly surprised at how much interesting new information we were able to learn during the two hour tour. Great job Ottawa Walking Tours! We all look forward to coming back to Ottawa and going on some of the other tours that you guys offer.

Visited August 2013
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“Fanastic Tour of Ottawa!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

I booked the walking tour online and wasn't sure what to expect once I arrived. However, I was really pleasently surprised and can see why it has such good reviews online. You meet at 10:45 am at the Terry Fox Statue by the Parliament Buildings, which is really easy to find. The tour cost $15 and was 2 hours and 15 minutes. There was some walking, but nothing too strenuous. Our tour guide was Jessie and she was really knowledgable. She also let us stop to take pictures and ask any questions. The tour covered the main highlights within the downtown core, and gave you a lot of information. It was a really great way to start off my stay in Ottawa. Thanks so much!

Visited July 2013
Thank SassySarahToronto
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New York, New York, United States
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“Fantastic tour of Ottawa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Our guide Dan gave a fantastic tour of Ottawa from history to humorous commentary on Canadian politics. Our tour was really the highlight of our visit to Ottawa along with the evening light show at Parliament. We got an excellent overview of Parliament Hill, the Canal, the Downtown area, and the Market.

Visited July 2013
Thank Amanda W
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“Part of one perfect day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

We had only one day in Ottawa and we were so happy that we took the time for this tour! The walk is easy, and the tour was informative in many ways - history, architecture, politics, economics, and of course a scandal or two. Jesse was a great tour guide and gave a few recommendations for photo ops as well. This is worth every minute and every penny!

Visited July 2013
Thank Jennifer W
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