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Review of Old Montreal

Old Montreal
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$20.39*
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal
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$44.86*
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Montreal City Guided Sightseeing Tour
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$70.33*
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Scooter Sightseeing in Montreal
Ranked #3 of 418 things to do in Montreal
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed August 3, 2013

This area is lovely but it is a tourist trap. There are a lot of better areas to eat that also have great atmosphere in this lovely city. I particularly liked looking at some of the shops in the old town that offer Inuit art and sculpture. They were NOT cheap (thousands!) but we treated the shops like we would a museum and the sculptures were amazing. Biking is hard on the cobblestones so we walked around. Note: the old marketplace that has modern shops has bathrooms in the basement. The old city was a nice stroll but I didn't feel like I needed a whole day there. We did enjoy a beer and lunch there but it was overpriced for what it was. Go for the architecture and then eat somewhere else!

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

The actual buildings and physical location is what I expected. What my family and I did not expect was the number of pushy restaurant hawkers and tacky made in china 'souveneirs' mixed into the art galleries and old offices.
Some of the sidewalk performers were good, some were raunchy, even in the early evening, and not so talented.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

I love this area! i love the sidewalk cafes , and the street performers, and the architecture, and the cosmopolitan energy. If you stand still on the streets and listen you will hear a burble of many languages passing by. You stumble upon world class art, fascinating people,and divine restaurants all steeped in old world charm. It is an experience not to be missed.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

We took a wonderful walk through Old Montreal and took in the Basilica. We also went to the waterfront from there.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

we loved the cobble stone streets and history the most .

Make sure to take the carriage rides and see as much as you can !! SO MUCH history and things to see !!

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