The rich history of the ByWard Market shows that “it is the destination where Ottawa was born.” It was founded in 1826 by Lt-Col. John By, late British military engineer. He worked hard day and night and himself put down out the entire successful street plan of the ByWard Market.
Things to do at ByWard Market Ottawa
- Amazing dining experience with about 108 Restaurants
- Enjoy the 23 modern Nightlife and Entertainment Venues
- Take advantage of the Arts, Culture and Education Facilities
- Well equipped Books and News Shops
- Trendy Fashion Shops
- House and Home Shops
- Health and Beauty Salons
- More than 500 businesses
- Wide range of fun events
- Daily Business Events and Activities and many more
ByWard Market Ottawa operates seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 or 9:00 p.m. however; it remains closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
55 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 9C3, Canada
How to Get to ByWard Market Ottawa
Dalhousie / York is the nearest bus station to ByWard Market Ottawa. It is just 190m away, making hardly 2 minutes’ walking distance. Bus No 1, 9 and 602 will take you to this bus station. Once you reach here, head southwest on Rue York toward William St and then turn left onto Byward Market Square. Find your destination right in front of you. View Map