Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #8 in (Old) Ottawa, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 5 km
Ascend 55 m
Descend 55 m

Experience (Old) Ottawa in Canada in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

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

Sight 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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


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