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The Montreal Tower / La Tour de Montreal

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The world's tallest inclined tower serves up spectacular views of Montreal and surroundings areas. In just two minutes, its glassed-in cable car will whisk you 175 metres up to the Observatory. From this unique vantage point high in the Montreal...more
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3200 Viau St., Montreal, Quebec H1V 3J3, Canada
Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tower make for spectacular photos and I would argue that the best ones were taken on the ground looking up at the magnificent architecture. The views of course are fabulous. Montreal is such a flat city (excluding the obvious Mont Royale) that it is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Hazel M
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Cool tower. The observation deck is a good vantage point from which to view the city. It is famous for being the world’s tallest leaning tower, albeit constructed that way. We rode the funicular (cable car) to the top. This people-made leaning tower measures 165...More

Date of experience: December 2018
38  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed December 12, 2018

SUMMARY I bought the Botanical Garden and Tower Combo ticket for my family of four. After visiting the Gardens for about 2-3 hours, we walked to take the funicular up to the Tower observatory. Unfortunately, we waited about 1.5-2 hours just to get on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank timtex0527
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very fun for our family. We enjoyed the ride up and seeing the whole city. Fun interactive activities at the top and the requisite gift shop. Spectacular views, can't be beat.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Deanna D
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

The tickets were expensive, but definitely worth it. Great view as you’re coming up the tower and also once you reach the top, nice panoramic views! Also there’s a gift shop which sells a variety of souvenirs and a booth where you could have your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Levelcgirl1
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was great to see where so many athletes competed. I was disappointed that the botanical garden was closed for a year and the planetarium is closed on Mondays (as are all museums in the city). It was exciting to see the swimming facilities, go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed October 6, 2018

It is the is the tallest inclined tower in the world with a 45-degree angle! I love to look down at the city. You can start look around on the glass funicular and continue at the Tower Observatory because it has 360º panorama!!! Of course...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Svetlana V
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The elevator gives a feeling of a cable car. It's the best place to see Montreal from. It takes 2 min to go up and every 10 minutes you get back ride. Also tickets can be bought along with planetarium and botanical Garden.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pravar G
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The journey to the top is as interesting as the great view from the top. As you ride up you see Montreal open up as you get higher. For us it was especially interesting since we were at Place Ville Marie the previous day, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank victoriafoody
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great view of the entire park and facilities. Early morning may be the best if you go on a hazy summer day.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Linda C
March 24, 2018|
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Response from MarcoEtGiusy | Reviewed this property |
There is underground parking at maybe 50m from the tower
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FranC781
April 18, 2016|
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Response from Swimfamily100 | Reviewed this property |
From peel to Viau was about 20 minutes, so I'd guess about the same from one stop further.
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