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ByWard Market, Ottawa
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Arguably the city’s number one tourist attraction, historical ByWard Market offers an eclectic mix of shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and nightclubs. Reconciling contrasts such as secluded courtyards and bustling streets, a local farmers' market and artisans’ stands, the market is the city's leading destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Walk between outdoor stalls with fresh flowers, fruits, and vegetables., then look for local trend-setting artworks. Stop by a little teashop and experience the small neighborhood feel. The market is also home to museums, specialty food shops, hair and beauty salons, and over 500 businesses. Plan to visit ByWard Market during your Ottawa vacation using our convenient Ottawa vacation trip planner.
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  • I think so, interesting art and design is also free on the second floor location. Recommended for narrow shop is eaten in some shops and a drop in tourism.
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  • An interesting history to this market.I was especially interested in the fresh produce from verified farmers, flowers & plants, all things maple/syrup. I became acquainted with Ground Cherries from th...  more »
  • Ottawa gets slammed (often unfairly) for being boring and bland...the Byward Market is a wonderful part of the capital. Vibrant, full of cool restaurants, shops and a warm community feel. Definitely n...  more »