Where to shop in Ottawa
- Ottawa Travel Guide
- Thursday, 21 February 2013 08:18
Let's face it, when it comes to travelling, the vast majority can't wait to bring back a few souvenirs to remember their trip. Those who are planning on travelling to Ottawa have several places to chose from that offer everything from tourist items to gadgets to apparel. Whether travellers are looking for an outdoor mall or one located indoors, they will be able to find what they are looking for in Ottawa.
ByWard Market neighbourhood
This is arguably one of the most famous attractions in Ottawa, as this massive outdoor public market is full of high-quality restaurants and shopping destinations. There are also museums and other art attractions around the ByWard Market, making it even more of an appealing place to visit. With more than 100 restaurants, nearly 20 boutiques and about 60 retail stores, it is no wonder why this is one of the most popular attractions in Canada's capital.
Bank Street Promenade
The Bank Street Promenade is a shopping and dining destination running south from Parliament Hill along Bank Street in downtown Ottawa. There are a number of specialty boutiques visitors can find that will give them the quality shopping experience they are looking for.
Sparks Street Mall
This pedestrian street, Canada’s oldest, is just a block away from Parliament Hill, and it attracts a great number of tourists each year. Not only is the location ideal for those who are visiting the city, but it also has plenty of shops to explore. Visitors who love to get a little knickknack everywhere they go will likely enjoy a day spent walking along the Sparks Street Mall.
Those who want plenty of shopping options will find exactly what they need at Rideau Centre. This massive indoor mall is perfect for visitors who want the big names in fashion, beauty and entertainment. This mall is located in the heart of downtown Ottawa - just east of Parliament Hill and next to the Ottawa Convention Centre. Travellers will be satisfied with the selection if they are looking for a new outfit for their trip or searching for the perfect gift to give to a loved one back home.