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The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of the land, housed in a beautiful Art Deco building with an impressive marble Grand Entrance Hall.
The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of the land, housed in a beautiful Art Deco building with an impressive marble Grand Entrance Hall. Free 30 minute guided tours of the building are led by law students, and are available every day to the public from May to August between 9 am to 5 pm. Visitor reservations are required during low season from September to April. Get acquainted with the history and working of Canada's judicial system and understand how legal issues of public importance are considered by the court. When the Court is in session, it is possible to sit in on a hearing.
301 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
The primary attraction for most visitors is Parliament Hill
The Mosaika Parliament Hill Sound & Light Show is a 30 minute film about Canada projected on the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings during summer months
Located right across the Parliament Hill, the Capital Information Kiosk provides visitors with detailed information on the attractions, transportation options, festivals, events and things to do in Ottawa
The Bytown Museum in the Commissariat at Rideau Canal’s Ottawa locks near the foot of Parliament Hill explores Ottawa's early history as Bytown and evolution into the present day modern city
This museum presents the story of Canada's population beginning with Aboriginal migration across the Bering Strait through European settlement by the Vikings around 1000 CE, and the British and French in the 1500s
Historic downtown hotel
Centre for performing arts and a designated National Historic Site of Canada
The Canadian War Museum is Canada's museum of military history, and presents its involvement in armed conflict from the battles between the French and British, through to the World Wars, Korea, and current involvement in NATO and UN operations
The Monnaie Royale Canadienne or Royal Canadian Mint is headquartered in Ottawa, and stamps out bullion as well as collector and commemorative coins, medallions and tokens
19th century cathedral with a richly ornamented Gothic sanctuary