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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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  • Since not everything has reopened yet, we only got some Starbucks and walked around. Very easy to navigate and lots of cool stores, quaint tea rooms, etc. This was my first time here and I really...  more »
  • One of the best part’s of Ottawa (I would have to say) because it’s in the heart of downtown Ottawa, there are so many little stores and food places to dine at (which can be relatively cheap) and...  more »

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