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  • Address: 298 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa K1N 1B4, Canada
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free

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ByWard Market

Canada’s oldest market, operating since 1826, the ByWard Market is one of the most entertaining attractions in Ottawa.

Come here year-round, rain or shine to get a taste for Ottawa’s food culture and lively city ambiance.

There are more than 260 fresh produce, arts and crafts stands to browse, and 500 businesses operating within the market. Choose from 88 restaurants, two dozen nightlife venues, and scores of shops and boutiques. You’ll also find the National Gallery of Canada nearby.

Practical Info

The ByWard Market is between George and York Streets, a few blocks north of downtown. A mix of undercover market buildings and open-air market stalls, the market is spread over roughly four blocks.

The busiest day to visit the market is Saturday.

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Ottawa ByWard Market Contemporary Food and Wine Tour, Ottawa, null
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Ottawa ByWard Market Contemporary Food and Wine Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 44 Reviews

This 3-hour ByWard Market Food and Wine Tour takes you along the historic path of Ottawa’s ByWard Market. Along the tour, you will learn about ...  Read more

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.34
Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water, Ottawa, Food Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Ottawa City Tour by Land and Water

4 star rating: Recommended 317 Reviews

Experience the thrills of Ottawa and Gatineau from both land and water on an amphibious vehicle tour of Canada’s capital city. Board an ...  Read more

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $28.05
Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour, Ottawa, Day Cruises
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Ottawa Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 40 Reviews

Perfect for first-time visitors, this city tour is a well-rounded introduction to Ottawa's attractions, leaving you with time in the day free to explore the ...  Read more

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 50 minutes (approx.)

From USD $28.50
Murder Mystery Ottawa: The Codfather at The Red Lion Theatre, Ottawa, Bus & Minivan Tours
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Murder Mystery Ottawa: The Codfather at The Red Lion Theatre

Check out one of Canada's hottest interactive comedy shows, "The CodFather", at the Red Lion every Saturday, 8pm in Ottawa's famous Byward Market. Join ...  Read more

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $30.25
Best of Ottawa Full-Day Bike Tour, Ottawa, Comedy
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Best of Ottawa Full-Day Bike Tour

Forget the bus - get on a bicycle and truly experience the beauty and history of Ottawa. See all the major sites, while enjoying the natural pathways and ...  Read more

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $134.99

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