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Weather today

max. 21 °C
min. 18 °C

Wind: 6 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 18 mm
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Data updated at 06:31 (local time)
At that time, the weather was:
Light Rain 18.8 °C / Light Rain

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When to go to Ottawa? (Canada)

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What to do in Ottawa : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

OttawaCanada's capital, Ottawa has about 900,000 inhabitants. Built at the meeting of the Ottawa River and the Gatineau River, it has a continental climate, with rainfall fairly evenly distributed over the year. The city is served by an international airport, and has numerous attractions from a touristic point of view; several museums in particular are worth visiting, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science and Technology and the Canadian Museum of Nature. You can also see some interesting monuments, including the Valiants Memorial, the Peacekeepers Monument, the Chateau Laurier, and remarkable sites such as the Rideau River falls and Rideau Canal. To move around the city, bus and train-tram offer a very tight and efficient network. Nature lovers will enjoy the Gatineau Park, a place for hiking, cycling and skiing. If you prefer shopping, the ByWard Market offers shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and lively nightlife. In addition, several festivals and events take place throughout the year such as the Winterlude in February, the Canadian Tulip Festival in May, and the International Jazz Festival in summer. For your accommodation, well known hotel chains, inns and motels await you in a wide range of comfort and price.

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