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Between St-Denis and Laval | (North of Sherbrooke), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

A most pleasing area in the older more characterful quarter - so I am told. We enjoyed a stroll around the square taking in the excellent range of early last century houses on display - all replete with as much design and character as you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve T
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I had to walk through here every day to get to the metro. It's really peaceful. The coloured houses are definitely worth a visit. Very early morning or in the evening felt safe enough.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed May 19, 2018

I like going to the St. Lous Square from time to time when I am visiting the neighborhood for good food and other cultural activities. The Quebec Writers' House is located on Laval Street and all the houses around the square replicating solid victorian architecture...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank arpiham
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Nice park and fountain. Surrounded by houses built more than a century ago. Quiet, yet adjacent to Sherbrooke and St. Denis Streets and all they have to offer.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Right near the Sherbrooke Metro stop on St Denis street, this is a gen - shady and lovely, with a fountain. A restful spot in a busy, trendy neighborhood.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed July 5, 2017

I have been here several times. One winter visit the snow was very high and huge plow trucks were necessary to clear the paths..which I found neat (since I was visiting and didn't live here). The area is surrounded by French architecture spiral staircases and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Visit day or night. The gorgeous cast iron fountain sits on top of the former water reservoir for the city. The park is surrounded by lovely stone houses and some of the trees are over 100 years old. It's a very romantic place. Stroll down...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

If you are looking for shade on a very hot day, this park has it. Close to Metro Mont-Royal it is nice park to take your animal and or to go for a nice walk and read a book

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 442joseph
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Grand old Victorian houses surround the square. Squirrels pester you for handouts. Maybe the best time to go is on a summer or fall evening, when some of the buskers are playing music. Once, a South American group was playing its heart out: magical!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed January 13, 2017

This is a one of a kind square. It is completely surrounded by gorgeous Victorian homes. It was bright in a dull winter day. It also leads directly onto Rue St. Denis which is full of shops and cafes. Worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2017
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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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
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