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Ranked #1 of 244 attractions in Montreal
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Ranked #2 of 244 attractions in Montreal
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Ranked #3 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Symphonies
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Ranked #4 of 244 attractions in Montreal
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
Owner description: Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained... more » Owner description: Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city. « less
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Ranked #5 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Gardens
Owner description: The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It... more » Owner description: The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long.With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frédéric Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it’s also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty. Located just minutes from downtown Montréal, right near the Biodôme and Olympic Park, the Montréal Botanical Garden is a veritable living museum of plants from the four corners of the globe.Associated with the Montréal Botanical Garden, the Insectarium welcomes you to discover the world of insects. Have a nice visit! « less
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Ranked #6 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Mountains
Owner description: Laurentian Mountains are so close to Montreal that you can easily go skiing for the day. In winter, there is also dog... more » Owner description: Laurentian Mountains are so close to Montreal that you can easily go skiing for the day. In winter, there is also dog sledding and ice skating. Other times of the year, enjoy whale watching, mountain biking and kayaking. « less
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Ranked #7 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Mountains; Parks; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Referred to as "the mountain" by locals, this 764-foot mountain provides excellent view of the city and is a popular... more » Owner description: Referred to as "the mountain" by locals, this 764-foot mountain provides excellent view of the city and is a popular recreation spot. « less
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Ranked #8 of 244 attractions in Montreal
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Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal is the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. You must come visit our... more » Owner description: Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal is the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. You must come visit our treasures like the votive chapel containing 10,000 lights and votive candles, our marvelous museum with a permanent exhibit of hundreds of creches from around the world, the Chapel of Brother Andre built in 1904, the heart of Brother Andre, our spectacular gardens containing the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church and the majestic Basilica. « less
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Ranked #9 of 244 attractions in Montreal
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Category: Art Museums
Owner description: One of Canada's most famous museums, this popular institution houses a wide collection of international contemporary and... more » Owner description: One of Canada's most famous museums, this popular institution houses a wide collection of international contemporary and Canadian exhibits, and straddles two buildings, the 1912 original and its 1991 across-the-street annex with underground galleries that connect the two sites. « less
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Ranked #10 of 244 attractions in Montreal

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, "the truly different North... more »

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Ranked #11 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Religious Sites; Museums
Owner description: Called the Sailors' Church because of the wooden ship models that hang from its ceiling, this church was originally designed... more » Owner description: Called the Sailors' Church because of the wooden ship models that hang from its ceiling, this church was originally designed by Marguerite Bougeoys, one of Montreal's first teachers. « less
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Ranked #12 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Theaters; Performances; Biking Trails
Montreal's top performance hall features music, drama and more.
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Ranked #13 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Owner description: Comedy Hostel presents Stand-Up at the 'M'! Every Sunday night, top Montreal comics perform at M Bar - the world's sexiest... more » Owner description: Comedy Hostel presents Stand-Up at the 'M'! Every Sunday night, top Montreal comics perform at M Bar - the world's sexiest hostel bar, downstairs from M Montreal Hostel. The crowd is international, the comics are hilarious, and the beer is cheap! Top Montreal pros and fast-rising-amateurs take to the stage. Our comics have performed at Just For Laughs, Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne International, Halifax Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, & been on network television in Canada, USA, and Australia. The show is "pay-what-you-can", which means you come in, sit down, enjoy the show. A hat will come around towards the end. If you've had some fun, we would appreciate a donation of $10. We won't say no if you toss your wallet in! Did we mention the beer is cheap? We just did! Showtime is 8:45pm, every Thursday night! We're near Metro Berri UQAM. Enter via the back entrance. If coming by car, St. Catherine St. Is closed between St. Hubert all the way east. Attempt to come down and find parking on St. Andre, or park on Rene Levesque. « less
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Ranked #14 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Religious Sites
This Catholic church dedicated to Mary, Queen of the World, was modeled after Rome's St. Peter's Church.
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Ranked #15 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water
No longer used as a means of transportation, this canal now serves as a recreation area with hiking and biking trails.
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Ranked #16 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Race Car Tracks; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Owner description: Located on Île Notre-Dame, this racetrack hosts a Formula One event but is a popular locale for in-line skating the rest of... more » Owner description: Located on Île Notre-Dame, this racetrack hosts a Formula One event but is a popular locale for in-line skating the rest of the year. « less
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Ranked #17 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Part of Montreal's huge Botantical Garden, this specialized 15-acre section includes a tearoom, an art gallery and a Zen... more » Owner description: Part of Montreal's huge Botantical Garden, this specialized 15-acre section includes a tearoom, an art gallery and a Zen Garden. « less
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Ranked #18 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Religious Sites
This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.
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Ranked #19 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The oldest and one of the prettiest of Montreal's streets is home to the Bonsecours Market and the Notre-Dame De-Bonsecours... more » Owner description: The oldest and one of the prettiest of Montreal's streets is home to the Bonsecours Market and the Notre-Dame De-Bonsecours Chapel. « less
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Ranked #20 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Museums
Owner description: Birthplace of Montreal and an authentic archaeological site, Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History... more » Owner description: Birthplace of Montreal and an authentic archaeological site, Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History leads visitors through six centuries of history, from Indian days to the present. Don’t miss the multimedia show, Yours Truly, Montreal and the two permanent exhibitions, Where Montreal Was Born and Montreal Love Stories. The Museum also presents two national or international temporary exhibitions every year on historical or archaeological themes, as well as many cultural activities. In 2013, the temporary exhibitions are The Beatles in Montreal and The Tea Roads. « less
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Ranked #21 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Quartier des Spectacles has been Montreal's cultural heart for more than a century. Today, the entertainment district boasts... more » Owner description: Quartier des Spectacles has been Montreal's cultural heart for more than a century. Today, the entertainment district boasts North America's most concentrated and diverse group of cultural venues, making Montreal one of the world's great cultural metropolises. As an exceptional creative space open to artistic diversity, it is the year-round host to countless festivals and events, many of which include free outdoor shows and activities.****Depuis plus de 100 ans, le Quartier des spectacles constitue le coeur culturel de Montreal.Il offre aujourd'hui la plus grande concentration et diversite de lieux de diffusion culturelle en Amerique du Nord, ce qui fait de Montreal une metropole culturelle incontournable dans le monde. Lieu de creation exceptionnel ouvert a la diversite artistique et au metissage culturel, il est anime toute l'annee par un grand nombre de festivals et d'evenements, qui comportent une importante programmation exterieure gratuite. « less
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Ranked #22 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Educational Sites
Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with a variety of interesting architectural styles.
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Ranked #23 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Biking Trails
Owner description: The Old Port of Montreal is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the country with more than 50 activities and 6... more » Owner description: The Old Port of Montreal is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the country with more than 50 activities and 6 millions visitors every year! « less
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Ranked #24 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods

Ste-Catherine Street is divided in two parts by St-Laurent Boulevard: East and West. The intersection of those two important streets is not the nicest area of the city; try to... more »

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Ranked #25 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
In season, take in a Montreal Canadiens hockey game at this arena.
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Ranked #26 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Owner description: The Museum of Jewish Montreal is an online and mobile museum of Montreal's Jewish community. It seeks to make the heritage of... more » Owner description: The Museum of Jewish Montreal is an online and mobile museum of Montreal's Jewish community. It seeks to make the heritage of places, events, people and stories of the community engaging and easily accessible from anywhere through online and mobile technology. « less
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Ranked #27 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Chronicling the team’s rich history since its founding in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame is a one-of-a-kind shrine... more » Owner description: Chronicling the team’s rich history since its founding in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame is a one-of-a-kind shrine celebrating the most storied team in hockey. It features nearly 10,000 square feet of rare, never-before-seen artifacts, as well as interactive content on a club that has built an unparalleled following of fans across the province, the country and the sport for over 100 years. A visit to the Hall can also be complemented by a guided tour of the Bell Centre. « less
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Ranked #28 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A trendy upscale street with plenty of shops and restaurants.
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Ranked #29 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: Ferries/ Boats
This local ferry runs from May to October.
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Ranked #30 of 244 attractions in Montreal
Category: History Museums
Located in a former fire station, this museum explores Montreal's history from the 1600s to the present.
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