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Romantic Things to do in Ottawa, Canada

The capital of Canada, Ottawa offers many great activities and adventures. The city is the power capital of the country and is also known for the largest ice skating rink of the world. Ottawa is a great destination to relax and enjoy the Canadian charm. You can also visit a number of museums in Ottawa for which the citify known for. If you want to experience the true essence of Canada then Ottawa is the place to go. Here is a list of the best things that you can do in Ottawa and some of the most amazing attractions of Ottawa.

Top Things Couples Must do in Ottawa

Parliament hill

One of the most visited attractions of Ottawa. With the seat of Canada’s power in the Parliament the place is the setting for national celebration all year around. By morning witness the change of guards at the Parliament gates and by evening enjoy the spectacular sound and light show with amazing light effects as giant images are projected on the building of the parliament. Both these events are free and can be enjoyed daily.

Parliament Hill, Ottawa

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ByWard market

The ByWard market located just east of the Parliament street is one of the most wonderful places of Ottawa, the market is basically a farmer’s market where the local farmers sell their usual cultivations. The market is famous for its high quality food products, fashion and latest trends. Within a small area you will find museums, cafés, specialty food shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, pubs, hair & aesthetics salons. The market is open all day and night and can be accessed by foot or by car.

ByWard market Ottawa

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Rideau Canal

This UNESCO world heritage site is one of Canada’s most popular attractions. The canal may seem to be an ordinary water canal but cone winter and that is the time when the real beauty of this place emerges. The whole canal freezes perfectly during winters and it becomes an open space for ice skating. The canal holds the record of world’s largest ice skating rink. In summers you can go for boating in the waters of the canal.

Rideau Canal

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Go for adventure

Canada is the land of outdoor adventure, and if you are looking for adventure then you don’t need to look far from Ottawa. It is a great place for outdoor adventures. You can go for white water rafting and kayaking at the Ottawa River which is one of the continent’s best spot for white water rafting. Ottawa is also a cycling enthusiasts dream as it has over 180 kms of cycling track linking the parks, historical sites and gardens of Ottawa. In the winters Ottawa is an ice skaters paradise with the largest open ice skating rink in the world.

Ice skating rink, Ottawa

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Experience the taste of Canada

Ottawa is one f the best place to gorge on the colorful food of Canada. The restaurants in Ottawa have one of the best multi cuisine food, you can find authentic Italian, French, Chinese and Indian cuisine here. The restaurants use the freshest ingredients in their food. You can find a number of good restaurants in the ByWard market which is one of the best places to experience the best food in Canada.

Dine, Ottawa

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Attend one of the many festivals

Ottawa is a city of celebrations; the city has its calendars dotted with festivals and events throughout the year. On July 1st every year the city celebrates Canada day which counts as the best event in the whole nation. There are also a number of music festivals held across the city like Ottawa Jazz Festival Ottawa Chamberfest, and Bluesfest which invites some of world’s biggest acts. In winter the city celebrates Winterlude and takes on the ice rink of Rideau Canal.

Visit the amazing Museums

Ottawa is the home of museums. There are a number of museums located in Ottawa and some of the best museums are the National gallery of Canada, Canadian War museum, Canadian museum of civilization, the Canadian museum of nature and many more. It is a great place for the art lovers. The Museum here displays some of the most historic insights of Canada as well as the worlds.

National gallery of Canada

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