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Westmount

Address: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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$72*
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84%
Ranked #52 of 199 Attractions in Montreal
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: District traditionally limited to the city's wealthiest native English speakers.
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English first
Edmonton
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Grew up there. Go back often. Lots to love. But BEWARE that parking for more than four hours gets a hefty ticket. Not that there are any signs on streets saying so. Got stung with a ticket and went to Public Security, where I was told (sheepishly, I thought) that there are signs about the parking rule at the borders... More

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Paris
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Westmount is the predominantly English area of the island of Montreal, though French people have been steadily moving in for the last 20 years or so. It is mostly reisidential, and has some of the most beautiful. Victorian mansions you will see anywhere in Canada. The parks are also spectacularly beautiful and peaceful.

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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Westmount is actually a gorgeous part of Montreal. It has many boutiques and you will love walking down Green avenue. Westmount is mostly residential with the most beautiful home you will ever see. Nice area to drive in or to sit in a park and enjoy the peaceful place.

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Edmonton, Canada
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216 reviews 216 reviews
52 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I visited Westmount Park and Murray Hill Park, also called St Georges Park. Wonderful for children and adults alike. At the top of Murray Park you can get a wonderful view of the river and south shore area. If you choose to walk further up the hill; from Westmount Avenue, north; past the Boulevard, you eventually get to the Westmount... More

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Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I like Westmount. The park is unique, there are concerts on Sunday during summer, lots of trees, little lake, little waterfall, ducks, bike path, children area, small soccer field... small park with lots of fun stuff. Victoria Village is always attractive, with plenty of stores. You can enjoy a nice walk/window shopping on Sherbrooke. Of course, the snobs will take... More

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Montréal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Not being a Westmount resident, I can be unbiased here. The quartier is just lovely. If you are from out of town - drive up Victoria - from Sherbrooke - turn right on Sunnyside and head higher and higher. The road veers to the right - but stay on Sunnyside. Now take Belvedere on your left to the top of... More

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

If you think you're a snob but don't really care for quality, than this is the part of town for you. Over-priced restaurants abound. There's maybe one good place in the whole neighbourhood, it's not a terrible place to eat but it's certainly not good, and in a city like Montreal, where there are so many good options, why would... More

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

It is not Bel Air, nor Rodeo Drive. It is not Avenue George V, nor does it lead to the Eiffel Tower. It is not Worth Avenue nor does it end at a beach. It doesn't claim it either for it does not have the retail, the quality or the services that those places have. It does have some nice... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
17 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

If you want to be in a part of town where English is predominant, then Westmount is your choice. The stores are nice and the restaurants mostly OK, but it's not French Montreal. However, the Metro grocery in Westmount is about the best in own and they do have very different things in this store compared to the others. I... More

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Montreal, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Westmount is to Montreal like the Upper East Side is to Manhattan, so if your visiting have a stroll this were the most beautiful and expensive houses in town are...nice shops on Green street to.

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