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Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fitting tribute to the war dead. Can be easily accessed and 2 soldiers stand guard over the monument.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't realize how big it was. Being a veteran it was very emotional for me to see it. I spoke to the military people who are there to guard it, and they were friendly and wanted to know about my service in the military. I...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised with the changing of the guard when I stopped by there for my walking tour with Kirsten Gelevan.

Thank Candice S
Reviewed 3 days ago

A gorgeous monument in the city center. Changing of the guard well worth seeing. As you take the time to look around and read the inscriptions you feel very humbled. So glad to see the plaque commemorating the life of Nathan Cirillo.

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 4 days ago

A quiet place in a busy area. I was impressed at the respect shown to the fallen soldiers of Canada. The Unknown Soldier is buried here. I did not get to see the changing of the guards but heard it is beautiful. A beautiful tribute...More

Thank Beckyone
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by several times to watch the changing of the guard and were able to sit on the north side for the Canada Day Fireworks.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful monument to very important events. It's in a large open space you can walk over to, is always used appropriately in ceremonies, and is a central spot in the downtown core.

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central location near Parliament Building. Evocative Sculpture relaying Horrors of war and the Hope for the future. Changing of the guard 'on the hour' lasts about ten minutes

Thank D K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very moving visit here if you know the history behind it. Definitely worth watching the changing of the guards.

Thank Darryl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive monument. Take a few moments to reflect on the sacrifices made. Great that there are staff during the day to provide information.

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