By the time we reached it was about the lunch time. As we got down the stairs we were greeted by the summer fest programs. Music and art&culture related booths all way to market area. The choice of Restaurent's are plenty. We chose the Indian...More
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We enjoyed just strolling through this place and the adjoining streets. There is a buzz about this area, lots of stalls selling tourist items polus many food options too. There is also a large shopping centre nearby so something here for all. There is even...More
I really do not have an issue with this but it's really the same as all other attempts to create a trendy, hip area a la Yorkville or wherever you come from. Sadly, although mildly entertaining, not worth the hyped up prices to mingle.
There's tons of activities to do- especially with the Canada 150 events. Free shows and entertainment, the Ottawa sign, farmers market, and shops! Plan to spend a couple hours here!
So pretty, surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Great place just to go for a walk or sit on a patio. It's pretty much the centre of everything in downtown Ottawa so you will like end up there anyhow!