Montreal Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Montreal

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The Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal is a beautiful historical and religious masterpiece.... read more arrow
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The Jardins botanique de Montreal often offers splendid garden style themes.... read more arrow
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The marché Jean-Talon is a vibrant and locally popular semi-outside market located in the central-northern part of Montreal.... read more arrow
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Mount Royal is a natural distinctive landmark of the city of Montreal that can be seen from many miles away when driving toward the city. Downtown Montreal is located at between the bottom of it's east-southern side and the St. Laurence River.
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Pointe-à-Cailliére is a very popular historical and archeological museum about the Montreal region.... read more arrow
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Founded and built by Fr. André in the 1920's, The St.Joseph Oratory is a very popular Catholic pilgrimage site devoted to St. Joseph. It is located on the north-western side of Mount Royal. It has a small church/chapel at it's lowest floor, a museum at an higher floor and an impressive contemporary church at it's top floor that is topped by a large, recognizable from miles away, dome.

Many hundred thousands of pilgrims from all over the world visit the St. Joseph Oratory every year.... read more arrow
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An historical shipyard converted into a leisure and walking area. It also hosts an IMAX theatre and is located in a natural prolongation of the Place Jacques Cartier and surrounding old Montreal District. ... read more arrow
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The district of Old Montreal (Vieux Montréal in French), in Montreal, Quebec, was once a walled district in what is today considered as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Located along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the district was established under the name of Ville-Marie in the 17th century, the city of Old Montreal is a district that prides itself for its rich historical and cultural heritage. During the 19th century, the district of Old Montreal was considered as a bourgeois center as the entire city of Montreal became the central hub of politics and commerce. After the Second World War, Old Montreal was forgotten momentarily as the surrounding districts were developed, leaving Old Montreal as it has been over the centuries. By the 1960s, the preservation of the architecture and infrastructures in the Old Montreal district has been recognized by the city of Montreal and Canada that it was declared as a National Historic Site... read more arrow
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La Ronde is an popular amusement park in Montreal that is operated by Six Flags. It is more precisely located on Notre-Dame Island (or Parc Jean-Drapeau) southeast of downtown Montreal.... read more arrow
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Marché Bonsecours is an historical indoor market located in Old Montreal. It now hosts fine boutiques. ... read more arrow
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The Musée de Beaux Arts is one of the most famous Art museum in Montreal and even Canada. It often hosts many different expositions originating from around the world.... read more arrow
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Places d'Armes is an historical military training spot that has been converted into a plaza.... read more arrow
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The Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel is an historical, 350-years old church that has been loved by many generations.... read more arrow
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The Atwater market is a popular and vibrant market located in western downtown Montreal.... read more arrow
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The Montreal Biodome is an indoor eco-habitat animal conservatory. It features, for example, a rainforest zone, boreal zone and arctic zone that each include related animals and species.... read more arrow
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The Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral impressively replicates Vatican's / Rome's St. Peter's Basilica. Although it has been built to a smaller scale that the original model, it is still one of the largest church in the country.

It is located in downtown Montreal in the heart of the business district next to the Place Bonaventure, Place Ville-Marie, the Marriott & Queen Elizabeth Hotels and the Bell Center to name a few. ... read more arrow
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The museum features a series of interesting exhibitions about the history of Montreal, Quebec and Canada.... read more arrow
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The Insectarium hosts an impressive collection of insects from around the world that was collected by the famous entomologist Georges Brossard.... read more arrow
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Place Jacques-Cartier is an old Montreal town square (or plaza) that is surrounded by historical buildings, restaurants and terraces. Next to it is an "Allée des artistes" (artists alley) where painters and hand illustrators demonstrate their art and sell their creations. ... read more arrow
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The Château Ramesay is an historical house that was transformed into a museum. Throughout the building, you can see historical re-creation of room objects and settings that replicates what an elite house life looked like a few centuries ago.... read more arrow
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The olympic park was originally built and dedicated for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games. Th large land area also includes the Olympic stadium, the Biodome, the Arena Maurice Richard and Montral's Botanical Gardens.... read more arrow
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The Montreal Casino is located on the Ile-Notre-Dame (Notre-Dame Island), south of downtown Montreal, and by the Gilles-Villeneuves car racing track. It can be accessed through the Jacques Cartier Bridge or through the smaller La Concorde Bridge if arriving from the Old Montreal District. ... read more arrow
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