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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
From CAD109.00
 
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
From CAD109.00
 
Under the Surface of Montreal's Chinatown: Guided Food Walking Tour
"This 4.5-hour tour scratches the veneer and gets beyond Chinatown's facade to taste its best treasures! Visit seven food tasting stops and explore the history of Chinatown and its local characters.After meeting at Place d'armes in Old Montreal your guide will give a brief overview of the history of Montreal. Then take a short stroll to Chinatown. If there are children in the tour group you'll make a stop at the water garden at the Chinese Holiday Inn.Head to the largest Chinese grocery store in Chinatown learn about its history and take time to look around and shop. Afterwards enjoy a Bahn Mi sandwich and learn how to make this local treat.Next enjoy a quick bite of szechuan Dongbei and Hunan food
From CAD83.00

Downtown Tips (37)

The Main: Boulevard St-Laurent

Boulevard St-Laurent, also called "The Main" is the central road that divides the traditionally English-speaking part of Montreal in the west from the traditionally French-speaking part of Montreal in...
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Carmanah
Aug 01, 2005

Rue St-Denis

Rue St-Denis is a major road in downtown Montreal heading north-south from the Old Port, all the way north to the Quartier Latin.Rue St-Denis is traditionally the French-speaking part of Montreal, and...
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Carmanah
Aug 01, 2005

Underground City

Montreal's underground city consists of 30 km of tunnels spread over an area of twelve square kilometres of downtown Montreal. The underground city includes 60 residential and commercial complexes...
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Blatherwick
Dec 23, 2005

Go for a walk downtown

Sometimes the best way to find things is to stumble upon them. I would encourage just going for a walk downtown Montreal. I was impressed by the many historical and art monuments that seemed to be...
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marcoparco
Mar 15, 2004

Nightlife in Downtown Montreal

Looking for a place full of local students? Let's talk about Café Campus! Situated on Prince Arthur St. (which is perpendicular to St.Laurent St., another street full of restaurants and bars), the...
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Travellingismylife
Dec 08, 2006

Downtown Montreal

Downtown Montreal is a fascinating mixture of old & new. Anytime of the year it's an absolute pleasure to walk around the downtown area. With something new to discover on most every block, great...
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rmdw
Oct 31, 2003

La Ville Souterraine - The underground "city".

I had heard about the underground city in Montréal and always wanted to see it. It lies parallel to the main shopping street in down-town Montréal, St. Catherine's Street, with a mindblowing 120...
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Regina1965
Jun 14, 2010

Indoor Iceskating Downtown Year-round!!!

Great place to skate without the freezing weather! Ice-skating downtown year-round! The Atrium le 1000 ice rink is located in the tallest building in downtown Montreal, the "1000" building. It has a...
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Marisola
Jan 22, 2011

McGill University

Perhaps the one institution of Montréal that is best known around the world is McGill University. One of the city's two anglophone universities (the other is Concordia), McGill is the oldest...
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mikey_e
Dec 13, 2009

Rue Sainte Catherine

Rue Sainte Catherine is the main shopping street in Downtown Montreal. It is not exactly the highest-end shopping area (there are plenty of sleazy and lower-end stores along here), but you can pretty...
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mikey_e
Sep 01, 2009

Walking through Downtown

Downtown is Montréal's business quarter. This is where all the skyscrapers are - and being a city of close to 4 million inhabitants, Montréal has many of them! My recommendation would be to just walk...
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King_Golo
Nov 14, 2007

Winter resources

Living under the ground is a spreading resource in the congested modern cities, but nowhere I found such an effective solution as in Montreal. The numbers that the guide announced as the length of...
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solopes
Mar 03, 2015
 
 
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Things to Do Near Downtown

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Old Montreal

This lovely city hall building was built between 1872 and 1878. Located right across the street from Place Jacques Cartier it is right by the Champ de Mars. The balcony is where Charles de Gaulle...
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Toi, Moi & Cafe

Toi, Moi & Café is a great place to find a variety of fair-trade coffee, fantastic breakfast plates, mid-day lunches and dinners too. The cozy atmosphere mixed with the wooden décor brings a...
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City Hall

The five-story Montreal City Hall, in French the Hôtel de Ville de Montréal is the work of architects Henri-Maurice Perrault and Alexander Cowper Hutchison, and was built between 1872 and 1878 in the...
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Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal

This is the heart of French-speaking Catholicism in Montreal. The church facing the Place d’Armes dates to 1672 and served as the first cathedral of the Diocese of Montreal 1821-1822. Too small, the...
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Centaur Theatre

Located in the beautiful Old Stock Exchange building in Old Montreal, the Centaur Theatre is part of this city's cultural heritage. It's a great venue to catch some of the best new talent on the stage...
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Chinatown

As I was walking along exploring I saw this building with what looked like a Chinese temple on top of it. At first I filed it away and promised myself to go check it out in a bit. Coming closer i...
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Getting to Downtown

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1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, QC H3B 3Y1, Canada

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 18:00
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