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Best things to do in Gloucester

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Capitol Building
“Don’t miss seeing Canada’s Parliament downtown Ottawa. Tours available by lining up across the street and getting a free ticket to see inside the buildings. ”
313 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Near the parliament, you are walk-in distance to the Rideau center-our famous shopping mall. ”
216 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This impressive looking structure is home to many phenomenal displays by local and international artists. An absolutely must see!”
201 locals recommend
Museum
“The Canadian Museum of Nature, formerly called the National Museum of Natural Sciences, is Canada's national natural history and natural sciences museum in Ottawa, Ontario.”
156 locals recommend
Market
“Only a short walk away in downtown Ottawa, you can enjoy various amazing restaurants, explore the entertainment and visit the local artisans and farm stalls!”
217 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“www.ottawatourism.ca/ottawa-insider/rideau-canal-skateway/ Can't miss the opportunity to skate on the iconic Rideau Canal!”
143 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Go check out a concert, ballet or play at our newly renovated National Arts Centre.”
76 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“St. Laurent Centre is an 878,560 square foot regional shopping centre centrally located in Ottawa. Just minutes from downtown, with direct access off the Queensway, there are many free parking stalls, and a transit station hub on-site. St. Laurent Centre’s annual customer visits exceeded 13 million.”
33 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“These are the best tacos in town and the place I recommend to any visitor of the city. Eat in and enjoy a cocktail, or order to-go from their takeout window. Every one is worth a try!”
82 locals recommend
Park
“GREAT entertainment - Home of our RED BLACKS and our Ottawa 67's Great restaurants and movie theaters”
51 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Go to a Sporting Event!! Any sport you’re into Ottawa has it! The Ottawa Redblacks football team, the Fury soccer team, and the 67s junior hockey team are all right around the corner at TD Place. The Ottawa Senators hockey team are just a bus ride away at the Canadian Tire Center (look up 400-series OC-Transpo bus routes on game day).”
43 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The National Arts Centre is a Canadian centre for the performing arts located in Ottawa, Ontario, between Elgin Street and the Rideau Canal. The National Arts Centre was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2006. https://nac-cna.ca/en/”
62 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Great place for people of all ages to explore this newly renovated experience. With elements to excited all the senses, you're sure to have a blast!”
28 locals recommend
Hotel
“For pure Canadian elegance, history and pampering, go and enjoy an aperitif at the Chateau bar, or in the afternoon you can enjoy a peaceful coffee or hot chocolate in luxury after a long skate. They also serve a sumptuous Sunday brunch, DIVINE!!!”
18 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Historic Rideau Canal with boat locks in downtown Ottawa. Take a boat tour in summer or skate on it in winter. Also has lots waking and bike paths all along and is open year round. ”
60 locals recommend
University
“The University of Ottawa is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.”
39 locals recommend