Ottawa is the capital of Canada, a gorgeous country to visit for a holiday. Ottawa is near Montreal, two hours away by road. This place is blessed with natural rewards that attract a lot of people around the world. The name of the city was chosen as a reference city for an Ottawa river. The city got its name in 1855, and before that, it was known as a Bytown. Here you can see a great influence of British and French culture on the lifestyle of local people. If you are planning a visit, then there is a lot of things to do in Ottawa.