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Getting to know YOUR Ottawa: ByWard Market.

Getting to know YOUR Ottawa: ByWard Market

Arguably the most famous area of Ottawa, there is a reason thousands of tourists travel to explore the world famous market every year. With an endless amount of attractions, there’s sure to be something that catches your eye.

Parliament: This list would not be complete if it didn’t include the ultimate tourist destination– Parliament! Watch a session of Parliament, take a picture outside with the eternal flame, or take a guided tour of the courts! Even better–most Parliament tours are free!

Beavertail Stand: An absolute must if you’re in the market is to stop by the Beavertail stand in the heart of the market. Fresh and delicious, choose from delicious cinnamon sugar pastries, to Nutella and bananas, or even indulge in a Canadian classic–poutine!

Vittoria Trattoria: Love Italian food and wine? Then don’t miss the fabulous Vittoria Trattoria! This restaurant boasts a small, lovely ambiance and fantastic food. Don’t miss trying the mussels and zuccotto for dessert!

Nestle Toll House: If you’re getting tired of walking and shopping in market, take a quick break in the new Nestle Tollhouse Cafe. With a huge selections of gourmet coffee and delectable treats, it’s the perfect pit stop to pick up some energy.

Street vendors: One of the most authentic parts of the market is the vendors selling their original crafts and fresh Ottawa produce! Don’t miss a chance to buy local and support the Ottawa community. While you’re wandering around, you might even catch a glimpse of a fantastic street performance!

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