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“Must See in Ottawa”

Changing of the Guard
Ranked #2 of 28 Concerts & Shows in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Formal ceremony taking place daily during the summer on Parliament Hill that shouldn't be missed.
Guelph, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Must See in Ottawa”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

You have to see this when you visit Ottawa. If you want to take some good pictures come around 9:15 AM so you can choose a great spot.

Visited August 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Better than in London !”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The daiily changing of the guard in Ottawa is much more easy to see (more space) than the one in London UK. It is also a more pleasurable musical show: everybody can recognize a pupular song or classical aria.

Visited August 2014
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Regina, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
250 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Impressive and well done.”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Actually hadn't planned to see this but it arrived just as I was leaving the Chateau Laurier to go to the Parliament Buildings tour so I got to see most of it. Well done, well organized. I didn't require an explanation of what was happening but I suspect many people would have needed some comments from a guide if available.

The British (and us Canadians) can do pomp and circumstance pretty well.

Visited August 2014
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Norwich, Ontario, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“It's like be in England”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The guide visitors are well informed and they are more than welcome to explain any question you have or direct you to the best corner to enjoy the show. A touch of history and culture is more than welcome here. After all you can take pictures with the guards. Be ready to film or take a lot of pictures. Amazing

Visited August 2014
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Canada
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Another must see”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

What a beautiful display. I always try to make time to see it. This time I brought visiting relatives and they absolutely loved it.

Visited August 2014
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