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“An eclectic mix of food outlets and great shops”
Review of Old Montreal

Old Montreal
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Beyond the Basilica Walking Tour in Montreal
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal
Ranked #3 of 425 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 23, 2013

We enjoyed Canada Day festivities at Old Montreal with our friends (who are Montreal locals). It was great to see the street performers, the many touristy shops but most of all the vendors with their locally created art works. There were several food choices and the kids had a great day

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Reviewed August 23, 2013

The oldest part of the city is pedestrian friendly. Beside the Rue St Paul being pedestrians only, it is thriving with restaurants to fit any pocketbook from fast food to pubs to swank dining. Then there's the port promenade only another block away. Since we're inveterate walkers, we loved this area of the city.

Thank Antonia R
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

so much to see and do. Unbelievable # of choices of cafes and restaurants, galleries, arts/craft shops, watching artists at work, etc. The walking tour can be done in about 2 hrs., however, we spent most of our day there. A simply delightful area that includes the Place d'Armes, Basilique Notre-Dame, Edifice Aldred (resembles New York's Empire State Building), etc. etc. etc. and you are very near the waterfront (Vieux-Port - Old Port) where you can ride a bike and do a host of things on and around the water.

What surprised us is the lack of English signs and cab drivers speaking only marginal English in city that has hosted the World Expo '67. China town is close by and has impressive gates ala San Francisco but we could not find it on any map and to ask. Fascinating shops but lots of garbage on the streets which was really a distraction.

Thank Marion W
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

There is a vibrancy about Vieux-Montreal. Slow down and enjoy it. Dining is superb, atmosphere is magic.There is much to see in close proximity to Place Jacques-Cartier. See it, touch it, taste it.

Thank waywright
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

I'm certain we did not see all of it. There are great galleries, shopping, food, and just an overall pleasant area.

Thank hmb50
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