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“Historically Significant”

National War Memorial
Ranked #4 of 254 things to do in Ottawa
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

The National War Memorial is hard to miss as it is in close proximity of Parliament Hill. It is a tall granite cenotaph with bronze sculptures and serves as the federal war memorial for Canada. During my stay in Ottawa, I visited this monument on several occasions. It was originally built to commemorate World War I, and in 1982 it was rededicated to include World War II and the Korean War. In 2000 the Canadian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was added to this monument. On my last visit to this memorial I witnessed a ceremony involving a Korean delegation, the head of which placed a wreath at the Tomb. It was a very moving ceremony.

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Reviewed 11 September 2012

I only visited because there was something going on there. I'd seen it before, but never spent any time at it. Won't go again.

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Reviewed 10 September 2012

Great job, well done ! great day wandering the halls of the museum and all the museum were very friendly and a great help. Must return soon.

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Reviewed 7 September 2012

Always on our list of must see and we walk around and read plaques and pause at unknown soldier but this time amazing as blue shirt there to answer questions and took all three kids to play an I Spy game with detail images on cards - was like a private history lesson! Great memory!

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Reviewed 4 September 2012

Every year I try to get out to the National War Memorial on Remembrance Day, to catch the national service. It is especially moving to be there onsite for this event. You have to get there early though, to grab a good spot.

Thank Glen M
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