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“Great Saturday morning outing!”
Review of ByWard Market

ByWard Market
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US$90.03*
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Best of Ottawa Bike Tour
Ranked #1 of 80 Shopping in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: WITHIN an area roughly four blocks square, you'll find museums, cafes, specialty food shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, pubs, hair & aesthetics salons and more! Easily accessible on foot, by transit or by car, the ByWard Market offers a unique experience for all. ESTABLISHED by Lt-Col. John By in 1826, the ByWard Market is one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets. The legendary builder of the Rideau Canal, Colonel By himself laid out the street plan of the Market, designating George Street and York Street to be extra wide to accommodate the creation of a public market and gathering place.
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

The market is fairly compact but offers a wide array of experiences. Buy flowers, clothing, jewelry, meats, pastries and cheeses. Many cafés, restaurants,and bakeries with food options from all over the world. The pace is relaxed, the people friendly and you'll have a great couple hours at the market.

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

so many street vendors and shops to visit and places to eat...beaver tails were the best there! we couldn't ask for a better place to visit!

Thank lisa2535
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

Lots of stalls but mainly selling same things. Plenty of good bars and restaurants, in summer lots of buskers etc. good place to spend a few hours on a nice day.

Thank May W
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

Nice market with a lot of shops, restaurants and bars. Good ambiance. Fresh vegetables and fruits, cheese shop, meat shop, cupcakes, etc.

Thank edelarosbil
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Any of the produce that I saw was from Quebec and not Ontario. Also, the vendors are just that, they do not grow the produce that they sell. And good luck finding any variation in the prices - every vendor sells the same produce, for the same price.

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