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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 always enjoy going to the Byward market especially in the summer when many local farmers are selling their produce, flowers, and pussywillows. There are cheese stores, bakery, street venders,clothin...  more »
  • Overall, i thought this was going to be more of a market place with lots of restaurants and places to sit. There are lots of places, but not a generic picnic spot for the group to meet up if everyone ...  more »
  • Great if you have just a few minutes or want to spend a couple of hours browsing. Dozens of nice shops, bars, bistros and restaurants for all tastes and pockets.  more »