Stately, pleasant and culturally well endowed, Ottawa, the capital of Canada makes for a good introduction to the country's history, life and manners. Want to see how the Canadian Government works. Come to Ottawa, the seat of the executive, legislature and judiciary. Want to know what Canadians call doughnuts? Stop by at the "beavertails" stalls along the Rideau Canal in the city. What is Canadian art all about? Visit the National Gallery, Ottawa and find out more.
VIA Rail Station has a service to and from Toronto and Montreal.
It is possible to drive to Ottawa from the neighbouring cities and towns. The roads are good and the scenery great. The major bus services connect with other Canadian cities like Toronto, Montreal, Kingston and Sudbury.
Since Ottawa Downtown is the most happening place in the whole city where all the action and attraction concentrated at one place thus it is the place to stay whether you are travelling for business or leisure as all the business district are all located at Ottawa Downtown
The landmark hotel in Downtown Ottawa. Conveniently located in the centre of downtown Ottawa, this luxurious hotel is directly opposite to Confederation Park and the National Arts Centre.
Tantalise your taste buds with some great world cuisine -- take your pick from Lebanese, Indian, Japanese, Italian, Ethiopian, Tex-Mex, French, Vietnamese, Chinese, and English food. You can also feast on some of the best street food in Canada -there are plenty of wagons selling hamburgers, fries and but naturally, beavertails (doughnuts).
You could also choose to see Ottawa in all her finery during one or the other festival in the city: February brings the wonderful Winterlude festival with its magnificent ice sculptures, May is time for the colorful Canadian Tulip Festival while all things French dominate during the June Le franco Festival. July and August are busy months what with the International Jazz festival (end July), the Central Canada Exhibition ( end August) and the Ottawa Folk Festival (end August). So, make a date with your calendar for the best time to visit Ottawa.
Ottawa Travel Information
Cycling gear, comfortable shoes, camera and fish tackle (if you like to fish).
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