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“Great area to wander around”
Review of Old Montreal

Old Montreal
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal
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Montreal City Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Ranked #3 of 418 things to do in Montreal
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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 November 13, 2013

Many galleries in the area most of which have a great selection of high quality art. Good stops for coffee, a glass of wine, snack, or lunch. Shopkeepers are friendly and the area is easy to navigate.

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

You have to walk around to enjoy Old Montreal. I have been here several times - it is best during late spring, and the summer as they always have so many tourists and events going on. I love the shops and the small local restaurants. It is a beautiful area and has a lot of culture.

Thank lyz123
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Montreal should take a page from Old City Quebec. Montreal's old city is broken. Shabby buildings, graffiti, street people in doorways, beggars,"galleries, souvenir shops, and fast food joints. All sprinkled with expensive high-end restraurants and boutique high fashion clothing shops. It doesn't seem that many people would make return visits.

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Reviewed November 8, 2013

We stayed in the Old Port area and it was very convenient to walk to everything. The ambiance especially at night was so charming. We felt very safe walking around in the evening. We felt very welcome and look forward to our return visit. We took the hop on/hop off bus which is a great way to get an overview of the city on the first day. the ticket includes a 2nd day free, so we went back to spend time in the places that caught our attention most. The city seems very easy to navigate public transportation. This is not a city I would rent a car, parking is a challenge. Great Food!

Thank Robin J
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

The old city is not very large, yet it is worth to spend a day in total there (perhaps split it).

It contains many good museums, and actually a few very good restaurants which aren't tourist traps. Very good hotels too.

Thank DorAmram
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