About Ottawa


Let's have a look around into background of Ottawa
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Latitude: 45.416667
  • Longitude:  -75.7
  • Time zone:  America/Montreal
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Ottawa

  • Climate: Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit:  March and May

Location

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR). As of 2016 Ottawa had a city population of 934,243.

Distance from Ottawa center to Airport

Airport: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 21 minutes

Languages: Canadian English and Canadian French

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
  • Rail: Ottawa Train Station

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: TIP 2$ TO 20$
  • Housekeeper: TIP 2$ TO 20$
  • Concierge: Between TIP 2$ TO 20$

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gatineau,
  • Kanata,
  • Winchester

Emergency Contact Numbers in Ottawa city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (+1 613-248-2125)
  • Rail: Ottawa Train Station(+1 888-842-7245)
  • Hospital:  The Ottawa Hospital ( +1 613-798-5555 )

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Ottawa.

  • Ottawa Special Events
  • National Arts Centre
  • The Capital Fair

Tourist Attractions

  • Ottawa Tourism
  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • National War Memorial

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas
  • Ottawa Family Cinema
  • Algonquin Commons Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Ottawa

  • NeXT
  • Absinthe
  • Gezellig

Top Shopping Centers in Ottawa

  • Carlingwood Mall
  • Bayshore Shopping Centre
  • Sparks Street

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Canadian War Museum
  • Ottawa Art Gallery
  • Fletcher Wildlife Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • NeXT - cheese curds
  • Absinthe - steak 
  • Gezellig - butterfinger

Sports Club

  • Foster's Sports Centre
  • Kunstadt Sports
  • Ottawa Sport & Social Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 2.34 C$
  • Taxi: 3.48 C$
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 1,495.19 C$
  • Cheap meal: 18.00 C$
  • Gasoline: 1.04 C$
  • 3 course meal: 65.00 C$
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