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Shop and dine till you’ve had your fill, experience art, culture, events and entertainment, and spend the night at one of our many hotels – all in Rideau, Ottawa’s Original Downtown.

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Five Places for Yoga Enthusiasts in Ottawa’s Original Downtown
June is a special time of year for yoga practitioners across the world. Not only does today mark the International Day of Yoga, but the bright and sunny weather this …
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Everything You Need to Know About the Ottawa Jazz Festival
Just across from the National Arts Centre, on the other side of the Mackenzie King Bridge, lies one of the most popular green spaces in the nation’s capital. Confederation Park …
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Five Spots to Grab a Cool Sweet Treat This Summer in Ottawa’s Original Downtown
Happy First Day of Summer, Ottawa! We’ve officially transitioned from warm and windy days of spring to everyone’s favorite hot and sunny season! There’s plenty of ways to make the …
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Downtown Rideau Map

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Rideau is Ottawa’s original downtown, but it’s also surrounded by other popular downtown neighbourhoods to the East, West and North.