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This major plaza in Old Montreal, built in the 17th century, once served as the training grounds for the military.
Between St-Jacques St and Notre-Dame St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Numerous old buildings surround this square. The Bank of Montreal Main Branch is over 100 years old, is on the north side, Notre Dane Cathedral is on the south side. The east side leads towards Old Montreal and the Old Port. Great place to start...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ward409
Reviewed December 28, 2018

This is a beautiful square in Old Montreal. It has existed since 1693 and has been redeveloped over time. Especially on weekends and holidays, street performers are very active in this square. There are many excellent restaurants in the area. This is my favourite part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

There is a cute statue grouping, of plump people sitting on the bench and/or gesturing to the man running toward them; this makes the square more interesting IMHO. Right near the cathedral, the metro stop (same name) and the underground city, plus the Palais des...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelg38
Reviewed December 23, 2018

A pleasant area in front of Notre Dame that has some Christmas lights and buskers at night. Best location for photographs of Notre Dame.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Holiday_traveller940
Reviewed December 3, 2018

I stayed just near by Place d'Armes in November and went by several times a day, and I must say that it was beautiful both in daylight and at nighttime with all the beautiful christmas lights.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LouiseOnTheGo
Reviewed November 29, 2018

City square like in Europe. Clean, safe, and a place to sit and rest while viewing the surroundings. Has a tree all lit up for Christmas, it is beautiful and a must. Just sit and reflect. You feel the soul of the city here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LikeABigPizzaPie
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the hop on hop drop off, this square is a surprise as you walk in, it’s one of those places with so many focal points the basilica being the highlight, but for me the buildings that surround it are stunning, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed October 30, 2018

across from Basilica. A great place for a drink and view on the roof level or even downstairs in 701 on a brisk day. You feel like you are in Paris. This is also a hotel

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Norm T
Reviewed October 29, 2018

It is a square with some nice statues on a water feature, Nothing more or less. Worth about 5 - 10 minutes of your time if you want to photograph things. The Basilica de Notre Dame is in the square and is worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ray W
Reviewed October 27, 2018

where ever you go is a square. stop by on the shopping walk good oportunitty rorone picture of the statue

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from AnnBertschin | Reviewed this property |
Most of the parking near the Basilica is street, parallel parking. Also, I know there was at least one small lot a block from the Basilica.