Places To Visit In Montreal

Places To Visit In Montreal

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Have you ever wanted to visit the beautiful French speaking city of Montreal? 

Here Are Our Top 5 Places To Visit In Montreal

Montreal is the largest city in Quebec and one of the world’s liveliest cities. Located on a beautiful island, the city features an amazing landscape worth exploring. What makes Montreal a beautiful and attractive destination? Lovely hotel accommodations, vibrant nightlife, adventurous activities, historic buildings, incredible attractions, hundreds of world class restaurants, and spectacular scenery all makes Montreal a top destination among tourists from different parts of the world. Montreal is also one of the world’s largest French speaking cities.

Places To Visit In Montreal 1 – Biodôme de Montréal

Designed by Roger Taillibert, a famous French architect, the Biodôme de Montréal is a massive domelike structure which was used as an environment museum in 1976 immediately after the Montreal Olympic Summer games.

Here visitors will see replicas of four ecosystem including the Saint Lawrence Marine ecosystem, the Laurentian Forest, Polar World, and the Tropical Forest.

Tours of this impressive structure are available in both English and French.

Places To Visit In Montreal 2 – Underground City

Montreal’s Underground City attracts a large number of tourists annually. This place is home to shopping malls, cinemas, hotels, banks, restaurants, bus station and cafés.

If you plan on visiting Montreal during winter season, a visit to the Underground City is a must as it can save you from the bone-chilling breeze of the winter weather.

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The several beautiful buildings found in this city under the pavement are linked by tunnels stretching over 32 km.

For those looking to bypass the heavily congested traffic on major roads in Montreal, passing through Underground City will be the most convenient and easiest.

For those looking to bypass the heavily congested traffic on major roads in Montreal, passing through Underground City will be the most convenient and easiest.

Places To Visit In Montreal 3 – Marché Atwater

Featuring a clock tower, the Marche Atwater is an impressive Art Deco building.

A tour to this interesting place offers you the chance to see the farmer’s market which dates back to 1933.

Over 50 vendors can be found displaying their wares which include fresh meats, cheese, pastries, maple syrup and wine.

During summer months, the outdoor stands displays colorful flowers and fresh produce. On your next trip to Montreal, you should have a taste of the delicious pastries and freshly brewed coffee.

Places To Visit In Montreal 4 – Mount Royal (Parc du Mont-Royal)

Standing about 764 feet, Mount Royal, locally referred to as “the mountain”,  not to take away from it, but it has similar features to a hill.

Located north of downtown Montreal, Mount Royal is home to three peaks in total, out of which Colline de la Croix is considered the tallest of all.

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Climb to the top of the mountain and enjoy panoramic views of the city. It is a must visit for the adventurous.

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Places To Visit In Montreal 5 – Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal)

This list would not be complete without mentioning the old part of Montreal with it’s buildings dating back to the 17th Century.

Everything from their gorgeous facades, the location sandwiched between the business hub and the Old Port, Notre-Dame Basilica, and Place Jacques-Cartier – oft times you could be forgiven for thinking you were actually in Paris.

Honorable Mentions

Some other great places to visit in Montreal are:

The Plateau

Parc Jean Drapeau

Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanique de Montreal)

Places Jacques-Cartier

Notre-Dame Basilica

St. Joseph’s Oratory (Oratoire Saint-Joseph)

Rue Sherbrooke

Square Saint-Louis

St. Mary Queen of the World

Rue St-Denis

Lachine

Chinatown

Bell Centre

Rue Ste-Cathérine

Jean Talon Market

Montreal International Jazz Festival

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts)

Canadian Centre for Architecture

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Our Top 5 Places To Visit In Montreal – by David John
Cover Image via – All Flickr images are licensed under CC BY 2.0

This concludes our Top 5 Places To Visit In Montreal. We hope you find this information useful. If you are looking for a specific piece of information, please do comment below as we may have just forgotten to mention it.

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