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Rue Ste.-Catherine

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Address: at Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Ste-Catherine Street is divided in two parts by St-Laurent Boulevard: East...
Ste-Catherine Street is divided in two parts by St-Laurent Boulevard: East and West. The West Street is home to Complexe Desjardins, one of the most important skyscrapers of the city. The area is near the University of Quebec in Montreal and is home to shopping, music venues and the Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal.
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Loved the architecture of the old city. People are not overly friendly here but no real problems. Good luck finding public restrooms. Be sure to tour the hotels and shops... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I think its heart of Montreal, more or less everything could be found in this street. Good restaurants, bars, great shops and malls ane more! Also many other interesting places of the city are somehow near this street. It was July and wonderful "just for laugh" festival was holding mainly in this area.totally busy, beautiful and entertaining location

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Hudson Bay Store was worth going to. Had a big sale so process were affordable and they had unique merchandise. Almost all the other stores are ones you'll find everywhere in any American city (Best Buy, Fossill, Gap, Foot Locker, etc). There WERE a few beautiful churches mixed in, but don't waste your time if you're looking for a unique... More 

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I was staying at the top of this street. Bars, restaurants saunas and a few supermarkets can be found in that area free from cars and bikes. Busy all day, busier in the evening quite an interesting stroll

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A little bit of everything. This is a famous street in Montreal that is the shopping centre of the city. There is also an underground mall that you can visit while here. You can find everything from Canada Goose jackets to Deli's on this street. A real experience even if you are not in the shopping mood. Its a great... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have been to Montreal more than 10 times and every time I had to walk on this street for the great shops, and there are a lot of good restaurants and patios on the alleys.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loved the architecture of the old city. People are not overly friendly here but no real problems. Good luck finding public restrooms. Be sure to tour the hotels and shops. It was raining heavily on our visit, but we were glad to have been there. Expensive food everywhere!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

St Catherines with all the restaurants and Shops makes this street stand out. Old buildings and churches are seen along the way as you walk to your favourite venue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

During the weekend there is a sidewalk sale and they block off the street for pedestrians which makes it a lot more fun. I enjoyed the departments stores as well.

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you love shopping, go to sainte Catherine, that is definitely the place to be in city center area. You will also find various restaurant along in the Latin quarter, and more attractions I. The attraction quarter. In other word sainte Catherine is the lung of the city.

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Levis, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The shopping part of the street is amazing, there is everything! Everyone will find something to their liking for sure. There are sometimes street vendors where you can find little treasures!

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Address: at Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles

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Staying in Quartier des Spectacles

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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30 performance halls, with the vibrant Place des Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space features glowing towers, glass edifices, and granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals, concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theaters, and exhibition centers are entwined with external art projects, exemplified at Montreal's Contemporary Art Museum and appearing along every walkway of the Promenade des Artistes in the form of sculpture and public works, from digitally-enhanced swingsets to glowing fountains. Design, performance, and alternative music come together here, a stone's throw from the lively Latin Quarter along Rue Saint-Denis, the quintessential after-party spot for dinner and a drink following a day of jazz, poetry and play.