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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 your visit to ByWard Market and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Ottawa trip itinerary builder app .
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  • The Byward Market had a lot to see and it is very cute! We went into a few shops. There are quite a bit of homeless people wandering around there and they do come into the shops and talk to you. The s...  more »
  • This is an area of downtown with a lot of shops from chains to family owned. Parking is available around it with meters and there are also several bus stops surrounding it. We ended up going into the ...  more »
  • If you don't visit the Byward Market (inside and outside), you are missing an essential part of downtown experience.  more »
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