Ottawa finds itself in CNN’s 2023 greatest locations to go to checklist


For Canadians planning their subsequent journey, they may not need to journey thus far, as one Canadian metropolis is coined a high spot to go to this yr.

Lately, CNN compiled a listing of 23 must-visit locations in 2023. Within the firm of Poland, Western Australia, Fiji, Rwanda, and Greece, is Ottawa, Ontario.

“It would not have Montreal’s French aptitude or Toronto’s worldwide oomph, so the Canadian capital can get neglected. That may be a mistake. Swish and understated, Ottawa has its personal attracts,” wrote CNN.

The checklist recommends the Ottawa Jazz Competition, the Rideau Canal, and Parliament hill as sights to see.

Ottawa is round two and a half hours away from Montréal and about 5 hours away from Toronto. Though it’s Canada’s capital with a inhabitants of slightly below one million, its neighbours normally get all the eye.

With a spot in CNN’s greatest vacation spot checklist, Canadians shared their blended reactions on social media.