New App Puts Capital Tours at Your Fingertips
Visiting Canada’s Capital Region? Download the free Capital Tours app for a variety of walking tours!
It’s available for Android, Blackberry and iPhone.
Capital Tours is the first app with walking tours of Ottawa. This multi-media enriched app currently offers tours around the grounds of Parliament Hill. There are also more Capital tours to come!
Parliament Hill Tours
Discover the people, traditions and secrets of Parliament Hill. Select one of four tours or visit sites related to various themes.
- Essentials of Parliament Hill — A condensed tour of the Hill’s must-see sights.
- Parliament Hill for Families — Let your child take the lead on this tour, which focuses on fun facts and sights of interest to the whole family.
- People on the Hill — Learn about the movers and shakers of Parliament Hill. This tour provides a glimpse into the lives Canada’s prime ministers and other important figures on the Hill.
- History on the Hill — Explore the past with this tour, which links sights on Parliament Hill to Canada’s history and system of government. You can also learn about the history of the Parliament Buildings.
Choose your own route, or follow our recommended paths. Each tour can be personalized to fit your needs, with 30, 60 or 90 minute tours.
Use the app’s built-in map to find your way. Sites are clearly marked and with GPS you always know where you are in relation to each site.
The app also includes:
- Photos, videos and audio clips
- Offline content, including a map
- Opportunities to share your experience on Facebook and Twitter.
Download the App Today
The Capital Tours app is free and available for these devices: