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ByWard

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Byward Market Area)
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Ranked #17 of 140 attractions in Ottawa
Type: Neighborhoods
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Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A nice farmers market style in the centre of the city. Both outside and indoor merchants and sellers. Parking is an issue if you are an out of Towner and don't know the area well. Paid a dear price to park for the few hours I was there $20.00! Loved the atmosphere and the merchants are very accommodating and friendly.... More

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Lots of restaurants, other than produce stands (which were terrific and spotless), most of the other shops were a tad touristy.

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Peterborough, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

During the day, a bustling farmers market with open air cafes for coffee and a croissant, or a full breakfast; in the evening, a high energy, bright lights neighborhood full of friendly people of all ages out walking, checking out the restaurants, pubs and bars, entertainers. Something for everyone. Lots of fun just to walk around and see everything.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

To be honest, this wasn't as good as I had expected. The market itself is good if you are living in Ottawa as there were some tasty looking food on offer but not much for the tourist. There are plenty of restaurants around this area so probably worth an evening visit for these.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

It was a nice experience walking around byward market, with the fresh farm products available, i.e. fruits, maple syrup, vege However, being named a "market", i kinda expected more choices and variety of stuff to be offered.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Take the sun in while you walk through this charming market! Fresh fruit, veggies, flowers, maple syrup, beavertails, it's all here! Stop and rest in one of the many outdoor terraces, have a beer or a marguatita! Hungry? No sweat! Restaurants galore!

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leiderdorp
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

A lot of restaurants. Anyone can find a Nice place to Eat. There are streetartists, musicians, shops. Delicious pastries. Freshfood and groceries.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Best place to visit when in Ottawa during summer. Center of all the action day and night. No shortage of patio's in the summer!

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Ottawa, Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
57 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

This was a place to be on Canada Day. So much excitement, so many colors, so many faces took at. The various courtyards are most interesting although some of them are being rebuilt/restored.

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Ontario
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

This is a great area to spread out and browse. Lots of restaurant choices, great pubs and shops. There is a open air market area with a great variety of fresh food.

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