Capital City Tour

Tour information

Ottawa’s Centretown neighbourhood is so jam-packed with different monuments, important buildings, and fascinating history that we decided to dedicate and entire tour to it!Come out and hear some fascinating stories from our past as we explore what it means to be Canadian and how Canada became an independent country (the answer might surprise you!).Drunk Prime Ministers, political assassinations, hockey hooligans, and the world’s most notorious spies; what’s not to love?

This tour includes:

Local guide — Storytelling — Historical facts

Traveler Reviews

  • “Byward Market Tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 30, 2016

    An enjoyable walk from Parliament to the Byward Market discussing the history of building the canal which sparked the growth of the settlement of Ottawa and, with that, the growth of the…

  • “Fantastic option — Unique and afforable”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 26, 2016

    My son and I absolutely loved the tour, and our tour guide, Merry.She was young, energetic, and passionate about the historyWhile the standard history of Canada tidbits were interesting, she…

  • “Educational, fun tour!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 15, 2016

    Totally worth your time! Andre is a knowledgeable guide with a very good sense of humor ! This tour is a great addition to your Ottawa visit.

On arrival

It’s the large fountain and flame in front of Parliament Hill.The guide will be wearing a red Ottawa Free Tours t-shirt.

Things to note

Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you’ll receive a top quality tour!

Working days

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From 11:00 to 12:30
Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill
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