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Ranked #1 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #2 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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 #3 of 86 Cultural 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 #4 of 86 Cultural 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 #5 of 86 Cultural 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 #6 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Religious Sites
This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.
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Ranked #7 of 86 Cultural 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 #8 of 86 Cultural 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 #9 of 86 Cultural 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 #10 of 86 Cultural 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 #11 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods

The Plateau Mont-Royal is one the prettiest neighbohoods in Montreal. Filled with local shops and cafes, narrow tree-lined streets and early 1900's buildings, this area of the... more »

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Ranked #12 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The museum tells the stories of Jewish communities in Europe and North Africa before and after the war, as well as during the... more » Owner description: The museum tells the stories of Jewish communities in Europe and North Africa before and after the war, as well as during the Holocaust. The collection includes artifacts and photos. « less
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Ranked #13 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; History Museums
Owner description: Maison Saint-Gabriel, museum and historic site, opened its doors in 1966. Located in Pointe-Saint-Charles, this magnificent... more » Owner description: Maison Saint-Gabriel, museum and historic site, opened its doors in 1966. Located in Pointe-Saint-Charles, this magnificent 300-year-old building is one of the finest examples of the traditional architecture of New France. Purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668 to house the King’s Wards, it lay at the heart of the agricultural and educational activities of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame for three centuries. « less
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Ranked #14 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods
Owner description: This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and continues to be popular with academics and... more » Owner description: This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and continues to be popular with academics and artists. « less
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Ranked #15 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #16 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Former home of Sir George-Etienne Cartier, now a history museum.
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Ranked #17 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Cemeteries
Pretty Protestant cemetery where a smattering of historical figures have been laid to rest.
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Ranked #18 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Ballets

Mile-End, voted one of top three districs to live in Montreal by the Montreal Mirror, is a quaint yet contemporary quarter teaming with cafés (Café Olimipico and Caffè in Gamba... more »

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Ranked #19 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The mission of the Montreal Science Centre is to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology... more » Owner description: The mission of the Montreal Science Centre is to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology for use in building their future. Located in the Old Port of Montreal « less
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Ranked #20 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods
Neighborhood encompassing St. Catherine East and its side streets, home to Montreal's gay and lesbian community.
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Ranked #21 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods
A traditional Italian neighborhood located in the northern part of the city.
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Ranked #22 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods
District traditionally limited to the city's wealthiest native English speakers.
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Ranked #23 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
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Ranked #24 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Religious Sites
An underground shopping mall was built under this 19th-century Gothic cathedral to prevent it from sinking.
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Ranked #25 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This street is most famous for its stretch which provides the city's best antique shopping.
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Ranked #26 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This famous street includes the city's most upscale shopping thoroughfare and a historic atmosphere.
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Ranked #27 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Cemeteries; Battlefields
Catholic cemetery where several notable historic figures are buried.
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Ranked #28 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Malls
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Ranked #29 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Educational Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #30 of 86 Cultural in Montreal
Category: Islands; Parks; Neighborhoods
This small man-made island, built in 1959, includes a lake and beach that make it a popular recreation destination.
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