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Cycling in the Capital - Parliament

Student-ready Heritage and Cultural Attractions

Changing of the Guard
Changing of the Guard
Catch the thrilling spectacle of the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Come early (9:45 am) to learn about the symbolism, history and proceedings of…
Diefenbunker Museum
Diefenbunker Museum
Ponder the Cold War as you tour this four-storey underground bunker in rural Ottawa. Originally designed to shelter Canadian VIPs during a nuclear attack, it is now a National Historic Site.
Guided tours of Parliament
Guided tours of Parliament
Take a free guided tour of the home of Canada’s federal government, one of Ottawa’s top attractions. Admire historic paintings, as well as architecture decorated with Canadian motifs, in these official spaces.
Indigenous Experiences
Indigenous Experiences
Indigenous Experiences brings Indigenous history and culture to life through engaging and authentic programming.
Laurier House National Historic Site
Laurier House National Historic Site
Step into the inner sanctum of our country’s political history by visiting the former home of two important prime ministers of Canada.
Rideau Canal Skateway
Rideau Canal Skateway
A highlight of winter in Ottawa is the Rideau Canal Skateway.
Royal Canadian Mint
Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is more than just a respected part of the Canadian experience – it’s an iconic brand honouring national achievements and themes since 1908.
Signatures Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu
Signatures Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu
Located in Sandy Hill in the heart of Ottawa, Signatures Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant that combines French contemporary, innovative cuisine with a modern, refined atmosphere.
Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada
A visit to the Supreme Court of Canada gives one the opportunity to become better acquainted with Canada's highest court.
The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill - Northern Lights
The Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill - Northern Lights
This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history. Combining bold digital technology with the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings, the show illuminates Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision for a country.

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