Ottawa Shopping

Visitors who like to shop will find Ottawa is their kind of city. Whether they are looking for major department stores, discount warehouses or individual boutiques, Ottawa has them all. There are a number of interesting shopping areas which are perfect for outdoor strolling and feature a wide range of locally-crafted, original and antique merchandise. The Bank Street Promenade, the ByWard Market, Rideau Street, the Glebe, Westboro Village and the Sparks Street Mall (Canada's oldest pedestrian mall) are all areas where people can wander at ease or take a break at a specialty café or pub.

ByWard Market
55 ByWard Market Square, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 9C3
Tel: (613) 562-3325
Fax: (613) 562-3326
Just east of Parliament Hill off Sussex Drive, this Market has been a centre of commerce for Ottawa since the 19th century. Originally named Bytown, this major tourist attraction grew from a farmer's market, to become the home to 350 unique boutiques, cafes and services. Everything from fresh fruit, fish, vegetables, maple syrub and flowers are still available. A must see when staying in Ottawa!!

Somerset Heights
638 Somerset Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 5K3
Tel: (613) 230-4707
Fax: (613) 230-8261
Shop, dine and do business in Ottawa's only Asian marketplace. In Somerset Heights you'll find everything from ginseng to golf clubs, dim sum to diamonds. And, with over 250 parking spaces available, you can spend a worry-free day shopping and then stay for dinner. One street metered parking is available throughout the area for up to two hours. Parking at these meters is free after 5:30 pm and on Sundays.

Sparks Street Mall
151 Sparks Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5E3
Tel: (613) 230-0984
Fax: (613) 230-7671
Canada's first pedestrian mall, many summer activities and unique three-block outdoor market. Only one block south of Parliament Hill, Sparks Street is within seconds of other prime tourist destinations. Fresh air, live music, all make Sparks Street a great place to shop. Visit the official web site for more information.

240 Sparks Shopping Centre
240 Sparks Street, Level A
Ottawa, ON K1P 6C9
Tel: (613) 233-8299 Ext. 226
Fax: (613) 233-9429
E-mail: vroe@brookfield.com

Globe Realty Management Ltd.
Royal Bank Centre
90 Sparks Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5B4
Tel: (416) 974-5570
Fax: (416) 974-8132