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Rue Ste.-Catherine

at Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Ranked #21 of 241 attractions in Montreal
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Ste-Catherine Street is divided in two parts by St-Laurent Boulevard: East and West. The intersection of those two important streets is not the... more »
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New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We walked down Ste. Catherine at night and it was full of music, party and people..Even Djs and bands playing in some parts, in other areas you could buy beer ...Maybe it was a one night wonder ( Thanks summer!) but for me it was perfect to enjoy a Quebec night...

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Seattle, Washington
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Our hotel was just off Rue Ste.-Catherine, so we walked up and down its length several times during our stay. It feels like a European "zone pietonne," a car-free street lined with shops, cafes and restaurants. It gets more upscale as you head west of the Latin Quarter; we were staying in the less swanky area, with the hanging pink... More

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Boston, MA
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is the main shopping street in Montreal. There are many great shops to browse from, many of them are American shops, however, there are some Canadian as well. Buyer Beware ... there is a 15% sales tax on everything you purchase in Montreal - OUCH!

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This street should be avoided at all costs. Overcrowded, overpriced, tons of "street performers" ie pick pockets.

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Beaconsfield, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Every visit to Montreal must include a stroll down Ste.-Catherine Street. Through the heart of Montreal, you'll find shopping, cafés, restaurants and entertainment of every kind.

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Berlin, Germany
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232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

seem this is Montreal central street, many people hanging out in the park, some shop offering from electronics to fashion and also many souvenirs store here. everyday seem so crowded with tourist, university student and beggars :p some price in souvenir store just over rated and some seller is not very nice or maybe they bored to people who always... More

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Ardsley, New York
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74 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This street has many nice stores and restaurants along it. One can go to the famous Le Bay department store. Also don't forget that most stores and shopping centers are connected to the underground city and one can walk forever on a rainy day or cold day.

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Leimen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Lively, partly blocked for automobile traffic, this is the city's main artery for schopping and entertainment.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Street closed to traffic from Ste. Hubert and cafes and shops overflowed. Everyone readily switched from French to English, even the street beggars! People watching is prime sport, incredible eateries and some unusual shops. The atmosphere is welcoming - and the prices very reasonable. Beware, although all the frites served everywhere are tempting, they can be discomforting if you don't... More

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Oakville, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What a charming street. It was all decorated and great access to the Jazz Festival.Lots of restaurants and close to a metro station

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