Ottawa's Pioneering Days: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Starting where Ottawa began, this self guided audio tour will take you to the very best city viewpoint. Beginning back when there was nothing here but forest, you will see where and hear how Ottawa began and gain a pretty good feeling for the circumstances, events and leaders that shaped the city in its earliest days. Most everything you see as you walk is explained. The tour ends in the most famous market in town, where you will find lots to see and great places to refresh yourself. Take in gorgeous views of the Ottawa River. Find out about the indigenous people who inhabited the area for thousands of years. Learn about the famous locks of Ottawa. Finally end the tour in the bustling Byward Market. Along the way, discover the stories of the pioneering characters who have shaped the captivating history of Ottawa.

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Duration: 30 to 45 minutes
Starts: Ottawa, Canada
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Starting where Ottawa began, this self guided audio tour will take you to the very best city viewpoint. Beginning back when there was nothing here but forest, you will see where and hear how Ottawa began and gain a pretty good feeling for the circumstances, events and leaders that shaped the city in its earliest days. Most everything you see as you walk is explained. The tour ends in the most famous market in town, where you will find lots to see and great places to refresh yourself. Take in gorgeous views of the Ottawa River. Find out about the indigenous people who inhabited the area for thousands of years. Learn about the famous locks of Ottawa. Finally end the tour in the bustling Byward Market. Along the way, discover the stories of the pioneering characters who have shaped the captivating history of Ottawa.

Itinerary
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Pass By: National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4 Canada

The tour starts in front of the National Gallery.

Pass By: Nepean Point, 380 Sussex Drive Overlooking the Ottawa River, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4 Canada

The tour stops briefly at Nepean Point.

Pass By: The Three Watchmen, 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4 Canada

The tour passes by the Three Watchmen.

Pass By: Tavern On The Hill, 1223 Alexandra Bridge, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4, Canada

The tour passes by the Tavern.

Pass By: Anishinabe Scout, Major’s Hill Park, Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J6, Canada

The tour stops briefly at the Anishinaabe Scout.

Pass By: Major’s Hill Park, Mackenzie Ave Behind the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1G8 Canada

The tour passes through the park.

Pass By: Colonel John By Statue, Major’s Hill Park, Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J6, Canada

The tour stops briefly at the statue.

Pass By: ByWard Market, 267 Dalhousie St Suite 202, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3 Canada

The tour ends at ByWard Market.



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