The capital of Canada could not be any better than Ottawa. The city lies along the Ottawa River and features a variety of attractions. Whether one is travelling with kids, friends or spouses; Ottawa has something interesting in store for everyone. The main attraction of Ottawa is the large number of museums and the beautiful architecture that dominates most of the streets. The Parliament Hill is the main attraction for visitors to Ottawa. The Parliament Hill is located in the center of downtown and overlooks the Ottawa River. The building is an excellent example of Gothic revival style architecture.
The Laurier House National Historic Site is a beautiful 17th century home with a copper roof and has been home to two prime ministers. The house has several mementoes and exhibits that are worth seeing. There are several museums in the city like Canadian Museum of Nature, Science and Technology Museum,Canadian Museum of Civilization,Bytown Museum, etc. The National Gallery is also an excellent place to visit.
Ottawa also offers a wonderful shopping scene. There are some great markets and malls dotted across Ottawa that are good to visit. Some of the places where visitors can enjoy shopping in Ottawa include ByWard Market, Sparks Street, Bank Street Promenade and Westboro Village. There are also numerous shopping malls in the city such as the Rideau Centre, St. Laurent Shopping Centre, Place D'Orleans, the Bayshore Shopping Centre and the Carlingwood Mall.
Ottawa is served by the Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. There are public buses and taxis easily available from the airport to the city. A one-way taxi ride from the airport to downtown costs $30. Buses also run regularly from the airport to different parts of the city. The bus fare varies as per the destination.
There are numerous halal restaurants in Ottawa where visitors can find a wide variety of cuisines from around the world. The best halal restaurants in Ottawa are Govinda's, East India Company, Shawarma Village, Les Grillades, Dalhousie Grill & Kebob, Ashtar, etc.
Visitors can easily located mosques in Ottawa. The best known mosques in Ottawa are Ottawa Muslim Association (Ottawa Mosque), Ottawa Islamic Centre &Assalam Mosque, Jami Omar Mosque, Assunnah Mosque, Islamic Information Centre, etc.