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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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Ranked #7 of 202 Attractions in Montreal
Type: Cultural
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: Cultural
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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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

It is so romantic to leisurely walk down cobble-stoned road and wander through the quaint shops and diners. The atmosphere is so relaxing. Start exploring early and end the day in one of the many cafes in the area.

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Peterborough, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

A great place in both winter and summer. Cobble-stoned roads = no fancy footwear. Has a great atmosphere and you discover something different each time you visit. Don't try to park down there. Take the Metro to Champ-de-Mars and head south out of the Metro station. Then wander around Old Montreal and Old Port for the afternoon. Lots of places... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Old Montreal, especially in the summer is full of people and entertainment. Would most definitely recommend!

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singapore
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Not as touristy as Ottawa, old Montreal is quintessentially expression French Canadian essence with its quaint cafés, cobbled stone streets and Notre Dame church. Some of these have been diluted over the years to become more of a modern day city inevitably. But it is still worth a visit for it's very attractive fixed price menus in restaurants in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Montreal is beautiful and old Montreal is even more beautiful. Honestly the feeling is like been in some small town in France. I love the old building, they keep everything in great conditions, every details on the buildings is original. Lovely small stone streets

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Summerfield, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Strolling around Old Montreal was like stepping back in time. Cobblestone streets, narrow alleys lined with shops and eateries, street lamps, all added to the delightful experience. We saw several horse drawn carriages touring around. During Christmastime, there are special activities like ice skating, strolling entertainers, hot chocolate, bonfires and lots of decorations, quite beautiful! My family truly enjoyed the... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Having been to Old Quebec, I was expecting something of the same and so was a bit disappointed. Perhaps it was because it was very cold - this area may be bustling through the summer, I'm not sure. Didn't find anything too exciting, but if nothing else, the hubby and I spent a wonderful couple of hours strolling around arm... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was a great place to walk and take in all of the history. Nice little shops and tons of restaurants to eat with with almost anything you could think of eat.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It's mostly restaurants still although there are some very interesting stores in the mix - a few of the dress shops reminded me of shopping in SOHO. Store Magasin along the water has a cafe - and very interesting trinkets.

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Portland, ME
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Old Montreal has lots of nooks and alleyways that echo Old World charm. Art galleries, chic boutiques and restaurants now inhabit these narrow cobble and stone streets. If you want to duck in and settle up in one; prepare to cash in as this is the cost of keeping the past swept and lacquered in our modern times... We were... More 

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