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Montreal Attraction Pass
"Pick up your passeport MTL at La Vitrine culturelle and soak up tons of culture history and more by flashing it at the following Montréal attractions. Attractions included: Au Sommet Place Ville Marie Bateau-Mouche (60 minutes cruises) at the Old Port Biodôme – Space for Life Casino de Mon Museum and Historic Site McCord Museum Botanical Garden – Space for Life (including entrance to the Insectarium) Insectarium – Space for Life  (including entrance to Botanical garden) Musée d’art contemporain Montréal Museum of History and Archaeology Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life Stewart Museum Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Montreal Tower / Olympic Park Voiles en voiles (two hours of unlimited access"""Experience Montreal's Joie de vivre by visiting it's 23 must-see touristic and cultural attractions within a 72-hour period. This city pass does double duty for visitors: not only does it allow them to save money at major Montreal attractions but it makes getting around the city easier with a built-in chip that gives unlimited access to public transportation
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Montreal McCord Museum Admission and Guided Tour
"With its modern interactive approach to celebrating life in Montreal both past and present the McCord Museum reflects a city open to the world. The McCord is the ideal place to explore Montreal’s history over the years through its key places the heritage of Canada’s First Peoples and the achievements and creativity of Montrealers. The McCord Museum is home to one of the largest historical collections in North America totaling more than 1.4 million artifacts. It presents exciting exhi and the social and cultural dimensions of the lives of those connected to the city.Visit the museum for fun educational and cultural activities including city walking tours and tours with digital devices."
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Montreal Attraction Pass
"Pick up your passeport MTL at La Vitrine culturelle and soak up tons of culture history and more by flashing it at the following Montréal attractions. Attractions included: Au Sommet Place Ville Marie Bateau-Mouche (60 minutes cruises) at the Old Port Biodôme – Space for Life Casino de Mon Museum and Historic Site McCord Museum Botanical Garden – Space for Life (including entrance to the Insectarium) Insectarium – Space for Life  (including entrance to Botanical garden) Musée d’art contemporain Montréal Museum of History and Archaeology Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life Stewart Museum Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Montreal Tower / Olympic Park Voiles en voiles (two hours of unlimited access"""Experience Montreal's Joie de vivre by visiting it's 23 must-see touristic and cultural attractions within a 72-hour period. This city pass does double duty for visitors: not only does it allow them to save money at major Montreal attractions but it makes getting around the city easier with a built-in chip that gives unlimited access to public transportation
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Quartier Latin Tips (9)

Victorian buildings

Favorite thing Our B&B was in an area known as the Latin Quarter, apparently known for its interesting houses and for being the traditional centre of French nationalism. So, with those thoughts, I rather expected to find buildings in the French style.

I wouldn’t say that the outcome disappointed me, but the buildings we found were generally what seems to be called “Victorian” (though Australia, also with a British background in that period, does not have buildings in this style). The photos illustrate what seemed to be some reasonably typical examples of the style: multi storeyed with attics, elevated staircases, fairly ornate trim. They were colourful and interesting and yes, the area does warrant visiting if you have any interest in architecture – though the buildings seemed to me to be entirely a “North American’ style!

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tiabunna
Jan 13, 2008

The Latin Quarter

Favorite thing If you're seeking out interesting neighbourhoods in Montreal (which is really, in my opinion, what Montreal is all about), then you'll probably come across "the Latin Quarter" or "le Quartier Latin".

Not to be confused with the Montreal pub of the same name, one might assume that the Latin Quarter is an ethnic community of... well... Latins! Whether it be Latin American, or Spanish/Italian, you know what I'm talking about.

But the reality is that the name "Latin Quarter" has nothing to do with any Latin community. The name of this neighbourhood was actually taken from the Parisien neighbourhood of the same name because, like the Quartier Latin in Paris, the Quartier Latin in Montreal has several universities. Paris' Quartier Latin was called such because university students in the Middle Ages would be heard speaking Latin.

But back to Montreal - the Latin Quarter is a unique neighbourhood full of theatres, cafes, boutiques and general artsy ambiance. If you're looking for the hip, eccentric and cosmopolitan side to Montreal, you'll find it here. The Latin Quarter can be found along the lower end of Rue St-Denis.

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Carmanah
May 04, 2007

Carré St-Louis

Favorite thing Relax in the Carré St-Louis. The Square is ideally located between the Quartier Latin strip of shops, nightclubs, and bistros and the area of large cafés on Rue Prince Arthur and the ethnic delights of the Boulevard St-Laurant. It was very well maintained and lushly planted. Some of the best residential architecture in Montréal surrounds the square, the photo shows three houses which are often on postcards or promotional ads. Also explore the nearby quaint residential area along Avenue Laval and Rue Cherrier.

zChris
Jun 16, 2003

Prince-Arthur street

Favorite thing Prince-Arthur street
This beautiful pedestrian area located between St-Laurent and the Carré St-Louis (bordering St-Denis street) host restaurants (a lot of them Greek, with terraces and bring your own wine), bars and dance clubs, street vendors.

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Pierre_Rouss
Apr 27, 2003
 
 
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Red Light district, St-Laurent and Ste-Catherine

Favorite thing Red Light district, St-Laurent and Ste-Catherine.
It is worth to visit this funny area where you will find prostitutes, transvestites, punks and skinheads, drunks and beggars, sex shops and slizzy hotels. Safe enough except for VD.
While there, drop by the Montreal Pool Room (St-Laurent, south of Ste-Catherine) for 'un roteux et une graisseuse' (translation=a steamed hotdog and greasy french fries) while enjoying a pool game with the folks.

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Pierre_Rouss
Apr 26, 2003

St-Denis street and the Quartier Latin

Favorite thing St-Denis street and the Quartier Latin.
This is where you will find numerous restaurants, terraces, little stores and boutiques, etc...
One of the hot spot in Montreal where you will find something to do even at 3 AM in the morning. Even your friendly drug vendor, your accommodating prostitute or undercover cop, etc...

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Pierre_Rouss
Apr 26, 2003

Quartier Latin...

Favorite thing Check out the Quartier Latin (Latin Quarter). So-named after the Paris district with many students, the Latin Quarter is surrounded by the UQAM (Université de Québec a Montréal) campus and buzzes with student life. Along rue St-Denis are terrasses, interesting shops, and coffeehouses, all housed in quaint 1860s rowhouses. At night, the scene explodes with jazz clubs and an unbeatable restaurant scene. Head to the Berri-UQAM metro station and walk north up St-Denis to the Square St-Louis to see its most interesting and exuberant part.

zChris
Aug 24, 2002

Rue Prince-Arthur

Favorite thing Check out rue Prince-Arthur. The portion of this street extending between Square St-Louis and Avenue St-Laurant has been bricked over and pedestrianised. It is now lined with wonderful ethnic restaurants and large terrases (street cafés). The side-streets off Prince-Arthur all feature lovely examples of Montreal's Victorian architecture.

zChris
Aug 24, 2002

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Stroll up St. Denis to Square...

Favorite thing Stroll up St. Denis to Square Stl Louis & Prince Arthur Street on a warm summer evening. You will feel like you are in a European city. Sidewalk cafes, street musicians, interesting shops everywhere.

Fondest memory Eating out at Jardin de Panos in the outdoor courtyard with a large group of friends, and being caught in a downpour. Lots of wine, lots of laughter, lots of fun!

DougNH
Aug 24, 2002

Things to Do Near Montreal

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Museum of Fine Arts

After spending a productive day enjoying its fine Late Medieval,Renaissance,and Baroque Perod paintings and sculpture,I returned the next day to appreciate its Late 19th and 20th Century European...
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McGill University

It was free! Located on McGill Uni campus, this very interesting and eclectic museum had free admission. There was a little bit of everything there...unfortunately, I was so tired after crawling up...
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Dorchester Square & Place du Canada

Place du Canada separates the St George’s Anglican Church on one side with the Mary, Queen of the World Catholic Cathedral on the other – English Protestant and French/Irish Catholic. Developed along...
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Musée McCord d'Histoire Canadienne

This museum is highly touted but I was dissapointed. They had a few interesting artifacts but not that many and without much organization to it. It basically consisted of 2 small floors of displays,...
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Mont-Royal

Mount Royal is the hill standing to the west above downtown Montreal. Volcanic in origin, like the other Monteregian Hill sitting out isolated to the east above the St Lawrence Lowlands, monadnocks...
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Canadian Centre for Architecture

Even if you don't like architecture, I strongly encourage you to at least pass in front of the impressive Victorian mansion that houses the Canadian Centre of Architecture. It is hard to imagine that...
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