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Plateau Mont-Royal

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Address: Montreal, QC H2J 1N9, Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Best Neighborhood for Shopping

Really enjoyed our time spent here shopping and eating. Sort of the Soho of Montreal - it's a great opportunity for strolling and the only place to find unique shops that aren't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Greensburg, PA

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The plateau is where you will find a lot of students living that attend McGill University. The plateau houses many homes that have been around since the 1940's. You can find such iconic places like Wilensky's, an icon restaurant since the early 1900's, St. Viateur bagel and Fairmount bagel. I also forgot Beauty's, one of the best breakfast places around.... More 

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new york, new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I wanted to see what Montreal was like as a total city, so there was some value there. I may not have gotten to the more worthwhile part of the neighborhood. What I saw was so-so.

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Commack, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Had the good fortune to travel from NY to Montreal to visit a friend, and stay in Plateau Mont-Royal. Beautiful area that is perfectly located to go anywhere in Montreal (even by foot (if you don't mind a little walking). Got to eat in the "famous" Bagel place in the area, and in one of the more renown Poutine places.... More 

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Greensburg, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our time spent here shopping and eating. Sort of the Soho of Montreal - it's a great opportunity for strolling and the only place to find unique shops that aren't in the underground city.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We being lucky to stayed in a hotel in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, it´s really amazing! the Place St-Louis, that has the most amazing houses, so well preserve, the amount of restaurants ( seriously is a foodie city!),the ambient is so relax and quiet! We really love it! They had and amazing park, to chill out from the heat... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely area many unique Building that are very interesting to view,shops and restaurants available to browse or eat.Great to take a walk and see the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We ended up in this area of Montreal when various aspects of the city caught our interest and kept pulling us deeper into the area. Ultimately, we encountered a bike rental shop and set out to really explore the neighborhood. It is a wonderful blend of busy shopping streets, filled with fun stores and great food, and quiet streets, filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I love climbing the mont royal. You can walk , run or even bike. The view of Montreal is amazing . make sure you have water with you

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We loved exploring this part of the city. Do yourself a favor and brake away from the tourist sites and explore this wonderful area. We love it.

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It's a long walk to the top! We went to Belvidere first, then stopped at the Chalet on the way down. Beautiful views both places and got some good exercise from the long walk. The park itself and the miles of pathways make this a bit like New York City's Central Park. Relaxing and enjoyable.

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Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.