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Rideau Falls, Ottawa

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#2 of 7 in Nature in Ottawa
Rideau Falls is located in Ottawa. To visit Rideau Falls on your holiday in Ottawa, and find out what else Ottawa has to offer, use our Ottawa vacation planner.
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  • August 10, 2017
    great view on top of the falls on a bright summer morning - you can see the spray, the beautiful water, the Quebec side in the distance AND why the locks had to be built. This shows the drop of the Ri...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    We were able to visit the falls on a beautiful summer day and the cool mist from the falls felt so good on the skin. Love the view of the bridge and the river from here!  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    You can park alongside the French Embassy and walk a short distance to the falls. Every visitor to Ottawa should visit the falls, very impressive.  more »

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