Ottawa is the federal capital of Canada. It is located in the province of Ontario, Quebec. The city was founded in the 19th century following the construction of the Rideau Canal. To make your visit to this city easier, Studyland reveals the must-see places to discover during your stay in Ottawa.
THE HISTORIC BYWARD MARKET
This lively area in the city centre is ideal to start your visit to the city. The local open-air market can be found here. The various specialty grocery shops will awaken the senses of students and travellers to Ottawa. In the ByWard Market area, vendors work year-round. They bring the Canadian landscape to life. However, the Market closes during the holiday season. This is a great way to enjoy friends and family after your internship. The Market is the site of several popular annual events. Indeed, every year the ByWard Market is the site of the ByWard Market Taste of ByWard Market, the Winterlude Stew Contest, the ByWard Market Mardi Gras and many other events take place.
THE RIDEAU CANAL
The docks along the Rideau Canal are very popular in the summer. There are many activities to enjoy, such as cycling or just walking. A good opportunity for students to enjoy the city. In winter, activities with snow are highlighted such as sledding and cross-country skiing. As you explore the trails, don't forget to check out the signs. Studyland also recommends that you visit the outdoor exhibitions highlighting the historical and cultural importance of the city. Canal Parkway facilities are located at seven sites: the Ottawa Locks, the Shaw Centre, Pretoria Bridge, Lansdowne Park, Dows Lake, the Central Experimental Farm and Hartwells Lockstation
Parliament Hill is one of Ottawa's iconic sites. It is the seat of the country's federal government. It is the preferred workplace of Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Academics and business school students often take the time to visit Parliament Hill while in Ottawa. You can also visit the House of Commons and the Senate.
During your internship in Canada, it's a good time to get away from it all in this great Canadian city