Ottawa is known for a lot of things. One of the things the city is well-known for is the shopping. Here are some of the top areas you can enjoy shopping throughout Ottawa.
Bayshore Shopping Centre
Bayshore shopping centre is located in West Ottawa on Bayshore Drive. This shopping centre has over 150 different fashion boutiques for you to shop at. Some of them include Swarovski, Sephora and Banana Republic. There are also other well-known retailers found here, such as the Gap.
St. Laurent Centre
St Laurent Centre is located in East Ottawa just a few minutes from downtown. If you are looking for a great mix of shops and services you will find it here. They have close to 200 stores with plenty of variety for everybody to enjoy.
The Rideau Centre is considered one of the premier shopping destinations in all of Ottawa. It is located right by the Ottawa Convention Centre and is has over 200 local and international retailers.
Some of the many retailers that call the Rideau Centre home include Bose, Forever 21, Harry Rosen, Lucky Brand Jeans, Zara and Michael Kors. Rideau Centre is considered a tourist destination and remains open on most holidays throughout the year.
This market has been around for over 200 years. During that time it has played host to some of the most popular farmers and merchants in the world. This market is home to several different cafes. It is also home to some of the best pubs in the city. In the evening time it is the perfect place to grab a drink and listen to live music.
Place d'Orleans Shopping Centre
The one thing most love about this shopping centre is the fact it’s enclosed. It is only 20 minutes from downtown and is home to hundreds of national retailers including Target and The Bay. In the fall of 2014 they welcomed H&M, as well.
These are just a few of the most popular shopping centres in Ottawa. The city is also home to many different independent retail shops scattered throughout.