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Ecomuseum Zoo: Discover Québec's Wildlife in Winter
"Visit Montreal's Ecomuseum Zoo and meet more than 100 animal species from Québec. You'll also see mammals such as the Arctic Fox or the Fisher and birds such as the Golden Eagle and the Snowy Owl. Enjoy up-close encounters with very special animal ambassadors in a cozy and natural setting. During the winter the only animals you might not be able to see are the Black Bears and the Raccoons who are hibernating during the cold season. All the other animals are visible and they love snow just as much as we do!Once your visit outside is finished
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Montreal Attraction Pass
"Pick up your passeport MTL at La Vitrine culturelle and soak up tons of culture history and more by flashing it at the following Montréal attractions. Attractions included: Au Sommet Place Ville Marie Bateau-Mouche (60 minutes cruises) at the Old Port Biodôme – Space for Life Casino de Mon Museum and Historic Site McCord Museum Botanical Garden – Space for Life (including entrance to the Insectarium) Insectarium – Space for Life  (including entrance to Botanical garden) Musée d’art contemporain Montréal Museum of History and Archaeology Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life Stewart Museum Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Montreal Tower / Olympic Park Voiles en voiles (two hours of unlimited access"""Experience Montreal's Joie de vivre by visiting it's 23 must-see touristic and cultural attractions within a 72-hour period. This city pass does double duty for visitors: not only does it allow them to save money at major Montreal attractions but it makes getting around the city easier with a built-in chip that gives unlimited access to public transportation
From CAD109.00
Montreal City Guided Sightseeing Tour
"At your selected tour time you'll be picked up at your Montreal hotel -- or you can meet at the pier or Peel Street -- to begin your sightseeing tour of this amazing Canadian city. Board a comfortable coach and cruise past hundreds of historical and cultural treasures such the historic center of the city that still preserves the charm and influences of bygone eras. Soak up the French atmosphere and enjoy panoramic views of the Old Port as you continue to Notre-Dame Basilica a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture and Olympia Park built for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games. Mt Royal Park is a must-see. This scenic lookout offers a striking view of the downtown area and the river. Atop Mt Royal you'll be greeted by St Joseph's Oratory
From CAD55.00

Sparks Street Tips (8)

Sparks Street.

Sparks Street is one of the most interesting streets in Ottawa. It is Canada´s first pedestrian mall, so to speak. It is right down-town and stretches for several streets "cutting into" it - like...
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Nov 08, 2012

Wander along Sparks Street

In 1966, Sparks St, which is one block south of Wellington St (i.e. where the Parliament Buildings are) was closed to vehicle traffic and became North America's first pedestrian mall. There are shops...
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Oct 22, 2011

Sparks Street needs a major makeover

I visited Ottawa recently, having lived there for many years up until the late 80s. Sparks Street at one time was a pretty vibrant street with lots of people and lots of major shops. The best thing...
Sep 10, 2011

Luxury Shopping

Sparks Street is sort of Ottawa's equivalent of Toronto's Hazelton Lanes, except that it also has a few discount stores thrown in for good measure. Sparks Street is the only area near Parliament Hill...
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Jan 29, 2008

Take a leisurely stroll along Sparks Street..

Start at Elgin street and wander down Sparks Street. It's closed off to traffic and has been turned into a cozy little outdoor "mall". There are plenty of pubs and eateries along the way making this a...
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Jan 19, 2005

Worlds largest outdoor mall....

Sparks Street 'the largest outdoor shopping mall' is not open much in the harsh Ottawa winter. Really, it seems like it would have been better placed in a different country capital (where they have...
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Aug 19, 2004

Sparks Street

Sparks Street is a pedestrian-only street located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, literally one block away from the Parliament Building. The street spans east-west and is home to a great assortment...
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May 29, 2003

Sparks Street Mall

Plenty of shops to browse through if you're a shopper. A few outdoor cafes (summer) or restaurants to choose from. If not, just a nice casual stroll down the most unique pedestrian street in Ottawa....
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Aug 24, 2002
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Things to Do Near Ottawa

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Parliament Hill - Supreme Court of Canada

There are two statues standing outside the Supreme Court in Ottawa - Justicia and Veritas by Walter S. Allward. The artist started making the statues in 1912 and worked on them for 8 years. Then he...
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National Arts Centre

I have been to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on two occasions, once for the extraordinary performance of the Phantom of the Opera and in May 2011 for a Rachmaninov´s Rhapsody orchestra. Both...
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Parliament Hill

Built to help commemorate Canada’s first 100 years in 1967, the Centennial Flame is a natural gas – from Alberta - flame surrounded by a fountain on which all ten of the coats of arms of Canada’s...
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National War Memorial

Dedicated in 1939 to remember the over 66,000 Canadian dead from WWI, the War Memorial would be re-dedicated in 1982 to the 44,000 who died in WWII and again in 2014 to those Canadians who had died in...
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Byward Market

Hanging in the roof of Byward market is an awesome piece of art, I love it. It is so colourful and matches perfectly the colourful atmosphere of the market. It is a cloud on which sit slaughters and...
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Rideau Centre

The Rideau Center on Rideau street. This is the main shopping center in Ottawa and to me the only place of interest on that street wich is FILLED with pan-handlers, punks, drugged out folks and the...
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