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Old Montreal

Address: St-Antoine St South to the St Lawrence River | Bleury St East to St-Denis St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B2, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal or Downtown Montreal
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Ranked #7 of 212 Attractions in Montreal
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Owner description: Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I visited vieux Montreal in January and it was beautiful-very European looking however, also deserted. The streets were icy but looked very much like somewhere I would like to see in the summer. A couple of museums and beautiful buildings..I ll definitely go back in the summer so I can have a better appreciation of the Vieux Montreal

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Newtown, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Galleries, brew pubs, fine wine, restaurants (Stash Cafe is our favorite). You can lose yourself for a day just walking the cobblestones. Every gallery is different, every restaurant unique. We love going in the winter when there are no crowds other than the weekend.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, Vieux Montreal is still a sad tourist trap. It's better than it was - but honestly not as beautiful as it could and should be. For such an amazing city with so much history, it's a shame that this part of the city is so pitiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Having just come from a few days in Old Quebec City, Old Montreal, sufferered by comparison. The weather was extremely cold and footpaths and roads were icy, but there was little to do and see in Old Montreal and it felt a bit deserted. If trying to decide between Old Montreal and Old Quebec City in winter - I'd recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We stayed at L'Hotel, in the heart of Old Montreal. This neighbourhood is beautiful, even in the dead of winter. Very historical- a must see is the Notre Dame Basilica. Pictures do not do it justice. Cute horse and carriage rides. The one thing we did not like was the nightlife in the area. After attending a Habs game, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful historical place, with a breathtaking architecture and in winter green places full of snow and ice (be careful with the ice and falling because of the small mountain where the Hotel de Ville is raised). A fun fact, the corner of the Hotel de Ville has its 30 seconds of fame in the movie Xmen days of... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I spent a long morning just wondering around looking at the buildings. Very pretty especially in the snow. If hungry there is a good maple syrup cafe called Maple Delights, very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

A very charming place, old world charm, lovely restaurants and shops, great clothing, a bit crowded but to be expected.

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It is beautiful and takes you back to Europe in a sense. A must visit if in Montreal! I liked the Old buildings, and cobblestone streets, I didn't lime that is was touristy in some areas..,overall it is very cool!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

always a breath of fresh air. The 4 seasons are unique in their own way. always alive and worth seeing over and over again. i discover something new everytime and i live 5 minutes away a must if your visiting Montreal

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