Now Ottawa - well maintained, a beautiful city with lots of museums and architectural structures, constructed as in the old, and contemporary styles.
At the heart of the capital, not far from the Rideau Canal, located parliamentary building, they are considered a symbol of architecture across Canada.
Not far from the complex of buildings of the Parliament is a modern piece of architecture - the Supreme Court. On the square in front of the Parliament building is carried out continuously changing of the guard - a ceremony.
Located near the eternal flame, that is lit inside the fountain. The eternal flame symbolizes the unbreakable, strong union of all the provinces of Canada. Flames of fire surround emblems of all the cities of the state.
Among the most famous monuments of Ottawa has two temples: Christchurch Cathedral Protestants and Notre Dame - Catholic cathedral.
Also, the capital ranked first in the country by number of museums. The largest of them - the National Museum. The greatest pride of the city is the National Gallery (Art), it contains a large number of paintings and sculptures.
But in addition to sightseeing, architecture and the city's museums, tourists can visit all kinds of festivals and carnivals, various entertainment events, which are regularly held in the capital of Canada. For example, Jazz Festival, which is held directly in the open air. It is held with 14 on 23 July.
But the most spectacular and colorful event is recognized as the Tulip Festival, which is held each year in early May.
Tourists will be nice to take a walk in the parks of Ottawa, the embankments. By the way, destinations also differ excellent beauty of the amazing landscapes, picturesque foothills of the Laurentians Mountains.
Note to tourists: there exists a unit of money, which is called the Canadian dollar.