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Rue Ste.-Catherine

at Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Ranked #22 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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Boston, MA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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309 reviews 309 reviews
137 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 reviews 5 reviews
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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Palamos, Spain
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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Shopping? Why would one travel many thousands of kms to shop in a place where the sales tax is 15% and the selection is no better than 200 other cities across the globe, with more of the same, unless you are a real myopic fashion addict? Hugo Boss is .... just Hugo Boss The restaurants are average to poor. The... More

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Maine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was a great street to walk and observe people. There are a lot of stores so you better bring a lot of money.

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