Ottawa, Canada, a wonderful destination to visit


Ottawa, Canada, a wonderful destination to visit

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is located near Montreal and the border with the United States. It is a good destination to live, with immense green areas, charming landscapes and where people from all over the world live. In terms of work, there is a lot of accessibility to jobs and they are generally well paid.

It is the fourth largest city in Canada, unlike Montreal, most speak English, although thirty percent prefer French. It is quite a cultural city, with world-class museums and art galleries showcasing beautiful national collections and special exhibitions from Canada and around the world.
Ottawa is a place of great celebrations, beginning with the Winterlude festival in February, followed by Canada's tulip festival in May; on July 1, Canada's biggest celebration arrives, and it closes in summer with music festivals.

Parliament Hill

It is the seat of government, as well as being a cultural and community center with various activities that take place in a truly incredible setting. You can do everything from practicing yoga to enjoying the sound and light show that projects a beautiful and captivating story over the Parliament buildings for 30 minutes.

Canadian War Museum

It is located on the banks of the Ottawa River, its structure is somewhat peculiar, flat but dispersed 80 feet into the air on one of its sides, looking like a waving hand. As you walk through it, you can admire exhibits covering Canada's involvement in armed conflict throughout its history. A collection of tanks, military vehicles, weapons and uniforms fill the walls, allowing us to see and learn more about the equipment used by generations of brave men and women on the battlefield. In addition to more than 330 works of art, without a doubt an excellent option to visit.

Rideau Canal

Visiting it in winter is spectacular as it becomes the largest naturally frozen ice rink in the world at 4.8 miles long. After the winter season, when the ice melts and the weather is sunny, it is ideal for a canoe ride. You can explore the canal by bike, walking or running along its banks. Therefore, you must make a stop on the canal no matter when you are visiting the city.

National Gallery of Canada

One of the main attractions at the National Gallery of Canada is the 30-foot-tall spider statue that stands in front of the magnificent glass building. The gallery's interior is majestic, with nearly 40,000 works covering everything from Inuit sculpture to the latest in contemporary art.

Canadian Museum of Nature

Where you can admire dinosaur fossils, you will learn about the diversity of life in oceans and lakes, one of its main attractions will leave you amazed, the complete skeleton of a blue whale, the largest animal on the planet.

Canadian Aviation and Space Museum

You will discover what life is like aboard the International Space Station from the voices of the astronauts who lived on it, you will be able to wear a space helmet and live the adventure of getting on the station. You will be able to explore the museum that has 130 different military and civil aircraft, in addition to the real flight simulator, with total movement.

National Center for the Arts

It is one of the largest performing arts venues in Canada, hosting more than 600 performances each year. It features four stages that are home to popular road shows, international talent and many of the best performers Canada has to offer.

Canadian Museum of History

It is located just minutes from Ottawa, just across the Gatineau River. It is one of the oldest places in the country, dating back to 1856. It has a collection of 4 million pieces that trace the history of the country, and the world, beginning 20,000 years ago.

The ByWard Market Quarter

It is the most visited market where you can find crafts, food, entertainment and much more. The market has more than 500 businesses where you will find everything.