Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in (Old) Ottawa, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 10.8 km
Ascend 183 m
Descend 190 m

Explore (Old) Ottawa in Canada with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in (Old) OttawaIndividual Sights in (Old) Ottawa

Sight 1: Heather Crowe

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Heather Crowe may refer to:Heather Crowe (activist) (1945–2006), Canadian anti-smoking campaigner Heather Crowe (tennis), American professional tennis player

Wikipedia: Heather Crowe (EN)

1127 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Wellington Village Since 1919

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Wellington Village Since 1919 Ross Dunn / CC BY-SA 2.0

Wellington Village is a neighbourhood in Kitchissippi Ward in the west end of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is bounded on the north by Scott Street, on the west by Island Park Drive, on the south by The Queensway and on the east by Holland Avenue. The neighbourhood is covered by the Wellington Village Community Association, with the exception of Island Park Drive, which is covered by the Island Park Community Association. The neighbourhood was originally named Elmdale for the number of elm trees in the area, and was founded in 1922. The homes were built between the 1920s and 1940s.

Wikipedia: Wellington Village (EN)

829 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: École Sacré Coeur

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This is a list of properties which have been designated by the City of Ottawa under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act as having cultural heritage value or interest. At many properties, a bronze plaque gives a bilingual description of the property's history.

Wikipedia: List of designated heritage properties in Ottawa (EN)

1576 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 4: St. Anthony of Padua

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St. Anthony of Padua is a Roman Catholic church at 427 Booth Street in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in the heart of Little Italy.

Wikipedia: St. Anthony of Padua (Ottawa) (EN), Website

781 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Ottawa Chinatown Arch

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Ottawa's Chinatown is located along Somerset Street west of downtown Ottawa. It runs from Bay Street in the east to Preston Street in the west. Signs for Chinatown continue along Somerset until Preston Street, and Chinese/Asian restaurants can be found even farther west.

Wikipedia: Chinatown, Ottawa (EN)

244 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: McPhail Memorial Baptist Church

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McPhail Memorial Baptist Church is a Baptist church in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is affiliated with Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec.

Wikipedia: McPhail Memorial Baptist Church (EN), Website

942 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 7: St. Barnabas Church,

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St. Barnabas Church, Jeangagnon / CC BY-SA 4.0

St. Barnabas, Apostle and Martyr Anglican Church is an Anglican church in the Anglo-Catholic tradition at 70 James Street in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Wikipedia: St. Barnabas, Apostle and Martyr Anglican Church (EN), Website

612 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Centretown United Church

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Centretown United Church is an historic church located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada at 507 Bank Street at Argyle in the Centretown area. It was built in 1906 as the Stewarton Presbyterian Church using Gothic Revival architecture under the architecture of Moses Chamberlain Edey, (designer of Heritage site the Aberdeen Pavilion and the Daly Building. The corner stone was laid by Sir Mortimer Clarke, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Centretown United Church is a member church of the United Church of Canada.

Wikipedia: Centretown United Church (EN), Website

802 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: First Church of Christ, Scientist

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First Church of Christ, Scientist is a Christian Science church in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Wikipedia: First Church of Christ, Scientist (Ottawa) (EN), Website

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Église Unie St-Marc

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Église Unie St-Marc The original uploader was SimonP at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Église Unie St-Marc is a small but historic church in Ottawa, Canada. It is the main church for francophone Protestants in the Ottawa Gatineau region. French speaking Protestants are a very small minority in Canada, but one with a history dating back to early Huguenot settlers.

Wikipedia: Église Unie St-Marc (EN)

257 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: St John the Evangelist

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St John the Evangelist

St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church is an Anglican church in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at the corner of Elgin and Somerset streets.

Wikipedia: Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist (Ottawa) (EN), Website

1114 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 12: St. Patrick's Basilica

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St Patrick's Basilica is a Roman Catholic Church in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Located at 281 Nepean Street in Downtown Ottawa, it is the oldest church in the city that serves the English-speaking community. The Basilica is one of the regular buildings featured in the Doors Open Ottawa architectural heritage day.

Wikipedia: St Patrick's Basilica, Ottawa (EN), Website

798 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 13: St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church

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St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church is a church in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada situated on Ottawa's ceremonial route and overlooks the Garden of the Provinces, the Ottawa River and the Gatineau Hills. St. Peter's is an Ottawa landmark. The motto is "A community of faith seeking to grow in God's grace and love".

Wikipedia: St. Peter's Lutheran Church (Ottawa) (EN), Website

115 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Christ Church Cathedral

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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The church is located at 414 Sparks Street in the northwest section of the city's downtown at the western end of Sparks Street on top of a promontory looking down to the Ottawa River.

Wikipedia: Christ Church Cathedral (Ottawa) (EN)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Garden of the Provinces and Territories

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Garden of the Provinces and Territories

The Garden of the Provinces and Territories is a 4-acre (1.6 ha) site along Confederation Boulevard in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's capital city. It is bounded by the Sparks Street escarpment on the south, Wellington Street on the west and north, and Bay Street to the east between Christ Church Cathedral and the Library and Archives Canada. It was officially opened on September 25, 1962, as a western gateway to the Parliament Buildings. The park was renamed from "Garden of the Provinces" on October 6, 2005 to recognize and include Canada's three territories. Scott Brison, then the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, officially renamed the park.

Wikipedia: Garden of the Provinces and Territories (EN)

659 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 16: National Holocaust Monument

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The National Holocaust Monument is a Holocaust memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, across from the Canadian War Museum at the northeast corner of Wellington and Booth Streets, and about 1.5 km away from Parliament Hill. The memorial was designed by Daniel Libeskind.

Wikipedia: National Holocaust Monument (EN), Website

457 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 17: Canadian War Museum

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The Canadian War Museum (CWM) is a national museum on the country's military history in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The museum serves as both an educational facility on Canadian military history and a place of remembrance. The 40,860 square metres (439,800 sq ft) museum building is situated south of the Ottawa River in LeBreton Flats. The museum houses a number of exhibitions and memorials, in addition to a cafeteria, theatre, curatorial and conservation spaces, as well as storage space. The building also houses the Military History Research Centre, the museum's library and archives.

Wikipedia: Canadian War Museum (EN), Website


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