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“le village”(5 reviews)
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Neighborhood encompassing St. Catherine East and its side streets, home to Montreal's gay and lesbian community.
Berri St east to Papineau St, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The only amazing thing is the rainbow balls on the streets, hunging like lightbulbs. Also an street gallery.

Thank Daniela A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only Bars and Restaurants not much to see, June 2018 was very hot and was hard to find a place with air conditioning.

Thank Jorge B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay a a gay B&B We played tourist and did the hop on hop off bus, which was fun and good way to see Montreal. We ate at great Cafes . For US We enjoy LE Stud with there nice Bear Bartenders The rainbow...More

Thank vtbear50
Reviewed July 10, 2018

First off, the installation of the rainbow colored balls that cover the street is amazing. It is fun to walk under and beautiful to see from a distance. But other than that, I was a little depressed by the neighborhood. It seemed run down. I'm...More

1  Thank Philip N
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Can't wait to go back. In Los Angeles, (as a lover of all things French, including the language, Most of ALL, I USED and Spoke and Much as I could! Im NOT a 'fan' of Spanish...my HS French Teacher instilled in us that, a language,...More

Thank Illium M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

You can enjoy just look up the sky for rainbow decoration through out the area. Many street vender ( mostly arts )are on the street, gay bars, restaurants, and famous Tim Horton!

1  Thank Yumi H
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is a several block area with a focus on the gay community. But many folks not from the gay community are seen here too. Has a friendly, safe party vibe, with many restaurants and bars as well as stores providing other services. Many kinds...More

2  Thank GandGTraveler
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

It is a very artistic area with all kinds of art that is interactive and walkways that gives you a better perspective of the street. Lots of shops and places to eat.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We came for for Formula 1 and stayed nearby so had to walk the street every day. It has to be the most depressing place I have ever been to. Homeless people begging for money, junkies - young people and very old ladies of the...More

2  Thank Karen C
Reviewed June 4, 2018

A really pretty street, very photogenic. Lots of vibrancy every day of the week - restaurants, shops, etc. The crowd can be a little sketchy but felt pretty harmless.

1  Thank aeneids
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Response from Vivacat12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe there is a film festival going on. I suggest you just visit the different neighbourhoods Enjoy!
July 27, 2016|
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Response from eater2010 | Reviewed this property |
The village is still a pedestrian walk. There are always free events in "Place Emilie Gamelin" - You can head to the The Old port which is 20 minutes walk by from the village. You can go to the local bar " Normandie" which... More