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Plateau Mont-Royal

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Address: 170 Prince Arthur | Rue St-Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B7, Canada
Phone Number: 5149901872
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Very nice dsitrict of Montreal

Very nice, chilled back district. Reminded me of student neighbourhoods in Europe. It has nice bars and restaurants and a very laid back feel to it. Just walk around, look at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice, chilled back district. Reminded me of student neighbourhoods in Europe. It has nice bars and restaurants and a very laid back feel to it. Just walk around, look at the different buildings, stop for drinks or coffee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mont-Royal is a nice neighborhood to spend a lazy afternoon. If planning to bike there, keep in mind that going up is a little steep and could be challenging.

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Aix-les-Bains, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth the bus ride and the walk to the belvedere. A fantastic view of Montreal. A beautiful park to walk around as well. A very cheap outing all you need is money for the bus fare

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a tourist, I always enjoy visiting the places where the residents live. Plateau Mont-Royal is one of the most lively residential place where you will find restaurants, bars, shopping - "Une vie de quartier"

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To the East of Mount Royal from which Montreal gets its name. An old, working-class Quebecois quarter became gentrified and hospitable to quirky, artistic types, plus a lot of French immigrants. There is actually a cheeky song written about it--"Y'a trop de francais sur le Plateau." ('There are too many French people in the Plateau"--written by a Frenchman, no less)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through this area after coming down from the top of Mount Royal. Parc La Fontaine is an 84-acre urban park, located in the Le-Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal. This is one of Montreal’s larger parks with a body of water in the center. There is plenty of open space for a picnic and there are paths to jog, bike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the plateau for 4-5 days. great neighborhood to visit and really absorb and experience some of the culture of Montreal. great rental opportunities, decent prices. so many shops, boutiques,restaurants, bakeries. at the end of each neighborhood. Really experience the pulse of the plateau, subways close by

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guest really enjoyed this part of city with the boutiques, different cultural aspects of the area, beautiful park, houses and the feeling of being in a nice close neighbourhood

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a couple of times during our visit. Many older houses and good range of eateries and bars aswell. A nice place to have an evening stroll and get some food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived here for 10 years and loved it. I rent an AirBnB when I return to Montreal and am in the area. There is every type of specialty boutique here. From croissant to bagels, to cheese to seafood. There is a specialty store for everything and all in walking distance especially around St. Laurent Blvd. It's gentrifying and losing... More 

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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 dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.