Main attractions include Parliament Hill, where visitors can view various government buildings and catch a glimpse of ceremonial events such as Changing of the Guard; the Rideau Canal which runs through downtown and is used for recreational activities like skating; and Byward Market which has over 200 vendors offering everything from local produce to handmade arts & crafts. Visitors can also explore museums such as National Gallery or Canadian War Museum or take part in festivals celebrating music, theatre, dance and food each year.
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Church of the Ascension, Canadian Museum of Nature, Bank of Canada Museum, Royal Canadian Mint, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Freiman Mall, Rideau Canal National Historic Site, Covered Bridge Brewing Company, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Parliament Hill and Buildings, National Gallery of Canada, Peace Tower
Church of the Ascension, Ecclesiax Free Methodist Church, McPhail Memorial Baptist Church, Bibleway Ministries, Ottawa Chinese United Church, Glebe St. James United Church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ottawa Chinese Bible Church, Cedarview Alliance Church, Paroisses Catholiques Romaines, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Union City Church, The Church of the Messiah, St. Patrick's Basilica, St. Matthew's, Gladstone Community Church, Église Sacré-Coeur, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints