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Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa

4.5
#7 of 17 in Historic Sites in Ottawa
Beechwood Cemetery, located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the National Cemetery of Canada. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians from all walks of life, such as important politicians like Governor General Ramon Hnatyshyn and Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, Canadian Forces Veterans, War Dead, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and men and women who have made a mark on Canadian history. In addition to being Canada's National Cemetery, it is also the National Military Cemetery of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police National Memorial Cemetery.
A woodland cemetery founded in 1873, it is 64.7 hectares (160 acres) and is the largest cemetery in the city of Ottawa.
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  • Lovely place to stroll, very peaceful. Interesting tombstones and inscriptions. Trees are beautiful.  more »
  • What an absolutely beautiful site to visit. Calm serene areas incredibly well-maintained. The military sections are very moving and include a field of honour section. Can easily spend days visiting...  more »
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