Ottawa: In the Eyes of a Street Artist

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Get to know Ottawa’s diverse urban art scene through its street and public art. From amateurs to well-known artists – and a few hidden gems – this experience invites you to find dancing lions in Chinatown, learn about one of the world’s greatest inventors in Little Italy, and track down a charming café courtyard with art on every wall. 

You can walk, bike, or e-scooter your way around the city. If you don’t have one, you can rent from Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals at 65 Sparks St. 

Want to embody the soul of a street artist? Get your caps and come along.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, French

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  • Get up close and personal with Ottawa’s vibrant street art and learn the stories behind the canvas

  • See one of the largest murals in Eastern Ontario

  • Read between the lines and discover the messages hidden within the scribbles

  • Enjoy easy cycling or fun hiking with plenty of paths to explore


You are EgoNibi, a legendary street artist from Tunam. You’ve become world-famous thanks to your art, and you believe every work should bear a message to better the world.

Years ago, Tunam fell into the hands of an authoritarian leader, and you were forced to flee the country for your own safety. Art is a target in Tunam today.

You’re planning your first proper exhibition in an Ottawa gallery. It’s your first work in Canada.

You always expect Tunam to interfere but this time, they’ll go too far.

Experience's route

Starting point Rideau Mural
Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, ON K1P, Canada

Places you will visit


It will take you

52-82 mins

You will walk

9320 steps

Total distance

7.1 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
  • You can play while riding a bicycle
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21 Jun 2024
super fun and informative! you get your steps in too

Kristina McMahan

21 Jun 2024

Julie Graham

19 Jun 2024
vraiment super. contez un bon 3h à pied et environ 10km de marche mais vraiment super intéressant


17 Jun 2024


11 May 2024

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