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The ByWard Market Has A New Attraction Where You Can Jump Over 'Lava'

Ottawa's new interactive attraction will have you feeling like a kid as you cross the street.

On William Street in the ByWard Market, there is a fiery artwork called the Floor Is Lava, created by local artist Falldown.

Courtesy of Ottawa Markets

The eye-catching area has painted giant rocks and lava, and you are encouraged to hop from one rock to the next without touching the red areas.

Thankfully there is no need to worry about traffic when playing, as the street is closed to vehicles until October.

So the next time you are in the area, stop here for some free fun.

Floor Is Lava

Price: Free

Address: William Street, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Just a few feet away, you can also discover the new rainbow-coloured Checkers board.


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