The City of Ottawa
A great city to raise a family. It is recognize as one of the best cities in Canada and the world. This city is a combination of the best of a big city and small town.
Ottawa is always alive with the sounds of music – from music festivals to live performances of pop, folk, blues, rock, celtic, jazz, alternative and classical music to Opera Lyra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s astounding performances.
The Downtown area is a mix of residential and commercial neighborhoods.Parliament Hill is at the north of the city at the limit of the Ottawa River facing Quebec’s province
. On this part of the town, you can see all major government buildings,
museums, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the National Gallery.
Walking distance from the parliament is the Byward Market, a popular
place for its restaurants, clubs, condos and apartments and shopping.
This is a great place to go out with friends and family.
Facing the Parliament on the north at cross the Ottawa river the City of Gatineau blended with three former cities Hull, Aylmer and the center of Gatineau.
More about Ottawa's Neighborhoods
15 - 25 minutes driving west from downtown are Kanata, Barrhaven and Stittsville and east Orleans. There is also small towns and rural communities such as Constance Bay, Kars, Metcalfe, Munster, Manotick, Osgoode, Richmond, Naven and Rockland. Ottawa Map
to the core of the downtown there are a number of popular neighborhoods
with strong residential communities and trendy areas with stores, restaurants
and cafes. The Glebe is an old neighborhood popular for its traditional
garage sales, unique shops and friendly community.
Ottawa’s suburban communities are Nepean, Centrepoint, Britannia, Leslie Park, Bayshore, Frank Ryan, Parkwood Hills, Riverside Park, Hunt Club, Alta Vista, Vanier, Manor Park, Overbrook and Carsons Glen etc.