The former main train station in Ottawa which now is a busy downtown government building.
Ottawa's most elaborate hotel:
Rideau Canal in downtown Ottawa
In summer the canal is used for boating and water fun.
In winter the canal is used for ice skating and winter fun.
The Byward Shopping Market
This I thought was similar to Pike's Place Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington.
And here are some of the mounties horses in the pasture field.
This is Canada's answer to our Pentagon Building: the new War Ministry Building that is low to the ground and almost invisible from the air.
I loved this sculpture of a huge black spider by the side of the very modern Canadian National Museum of Art! Charlotte, I didn't know your great grandchildren grew so big.
Our tour bus flew down Ottawa's embassy row. Embassy row. Yes, just like in the U.S. This building above is the second most expensive embassy in Ottawa. The tour guide pointed out that it is the embassy of Saudi Arabia. It cost $150 million to build it. The most expensive embassy in Ottawa is .................
.....the U.S. embassy in Ottawa that cost over $250 million to build. It has every anti-terrorist device in its structure.
This is one of many tall skyscrapers to house all the Canadian federal office workers. More than 10,000 federal workers work in downtown Ottawa.
You can view the changing of the guards at the Canadian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Yes, just like in the U.S.