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Elgin Street | Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N6, Canada
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Reviewed today

We watched changing of the guard at the monument which happens on a Sunday every hour. Very impressed and humbled by the experience . We will not forget.🇨🇦🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧

Thank murchdah58
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very nice, straightforward memorial to the many Canadians killed in many wars. Located near Parliament Hill and the canal.

Thank Mike-20024
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow, you won’t find a grander memorial to the men and women who gave the ultimate in the name of freedom. Watch the Changing of the Guard every hour on the hour during the day come rain or shine. Originally built to remember WWI this...More

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This memorial is a very emotional place to visit. Two military guards are on duty and you can watch the changing of the guards every hour. And of course, the tomb of the unknown soldier is there as well.

Thank Teadrinker6472
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located, tasteful and informative tribute to those we too often forget. Daily changing of the guard who protect the tomb of the unknown soldier is worth the visit. Numerous statues and placards around the monument depict those who helped shape Canada s history

Thank damgr8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Time to reflect on the price of our freedom. Remembering our soldiers who paid heavily for this wonderful freedom in our country. Just in front of Château Laurier in downtown.

Thank hubsaum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial is guarded in summer and there is a ceremonial changing of the guard on the hour up till 5pm. Amazing bronze statues which are worth a closer look. Also the grave of the unknown soldier lies here.

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the history buffs - great place to see the that this country still pays attention to those that sacrificed so much for us and asked so little in return but paid the ultimate price.

Thank Grahme W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth seeing when visiting Ottawa, and stopping to consider the meaning of it. We were fortunate enough to see a changing of the guard.

Thank TedMaulDisturbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For all of those to whom we owe our freedom, it is a very good place to remember those fallen and those still fighting.

Thank Martyne G
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