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Old Montreal

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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As featured in Montreal on a Budget and 1 other guide
Ranked #8 of 235 attractions in Montreal
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Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Vieux-Montréal  is one of the most beautiful, well-preserved vi... "old towns" this side of Europe. This is a key component in what makes Montreal... more »
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Montreal
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Otherwise it can be bleak. Summertime, their are buskers, bars, terraces, restaurants, artists selling their wares. It is lively and fun. Many museums and historical structures around to visit. Place Jacques Cartier is where a lot of the City's action takes place, and down by the waterfront is where the Federal gov't has many attractions. Not much to do in... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I absolutely love travelling to Montreal. Especially Old Montreal. Went on the Port last summer and had fantastic views, the boutiques & restaurants are great.

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St Lazare, Quebec
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Lots of great shops, restaurants and things to do for all ages. Cobblestone streets and many 300 year old buildings provide a unique European feel to this part of Montreal. From street artists to sidewalk cafes, to horse drawn carriages there is something for everyone. St Jacques Square (Carre St Jacques) is the center of action, but there is plenty... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

You're going to see many restaurants for all tastes, shopping stores, art galleries, exhibitions and artists in action. As well, you can meet many people with whom you can share ideas what to do, what to see and what to eat. Under the rain or sun this is a must to see.

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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Spend a day, have bite, go by the river, skate, bicycle, sit and relax, walk, look back into history beyond the modern. My Old Momtreal enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Visitors new to Montreal, will have the best time visiting Old Montreal... Plenty of restaurants, stores(open very late) and sightseeing for all. Head to Place Jacques Cartier for fun events taking place all day and night..lots of Montreal Artists are there with plenty to show..rue de la Commune has Beaver tails that are a must try for all foodies, also,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

With it's historical landmarks, cobblestone roads and quaint establishments, Old Montreal brings a little taste of Europe to North America.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Pick up an official guide to Montreal and use it to explore the nooks and crannies of this section. Don't just wander down rue Saint-Paul - although it's a must! ... but go off the beaten path to find old court yards, the original market place, small churches and many museums. The Archeological museum, Pointe-À-Caillières is always interesting and often... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

You should go and visit. It is nice to walk. So many things to see and good place to eat. Some nice place to visit museum t

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Having grown up in Montreal I have visited Old Montreal many times and it never loses its charm. Whether you like art galleries and museums, fine french cuisine, or just walking around marvelling at the 18th century buildings, this is a must see when in Montreal.

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