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Old Montreal

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
As featured in 3 Days in Montreal and 4 other guides
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Address: Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y8, Canada
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+1 877-820-2453
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow...

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.

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Old Montreal Discovery Tour
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal

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Very characteristic with restaurants and shops. Also some historic sights to see. Too bad was just a little cold to stay outside too long

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very characteristic with restaurants and shops. Also some historic sights to see. Too bad was just a little cold to stay outside too long

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great shops, restaurants, cafes and other fun sights on a must see part of Montreal. Don't miss walking those streets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fun to walk and look .... so much to see with lots of small shops and restaurants a great way to spend an after

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old Montreal is just an amazing part of Canada - and is what makes Montreal such a great city. Only a 15 minute walk from the "downtown core", Old Montreal is full of great restaurants, art galleries, street art (in the summer) and quaint little shops. A really nice place just to wander around and see where your feet take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old Montreal is a walkable city, the old buildings and architecture adds a lot of class to the city. The Notre Dame Basilica was so beautiful to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cant travel to Montreal without seeing this stunning breath taking old Montreal area. It is the beating heart of Montreal with beautiful views of St. Laurent and a place with lots of cafes and restaurants in a touristic area. Love that place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is no doubt that it's a must see in Montreal. I have been in Europe for several times and I see the European atmosphere in Old Montreal.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Old Montreal is a good place to start the visit of Montreal, In addition, one gets to see big boats and the port. It takes some time to wonder around and appreciate the old buildings that have been kept from too much modernization. Of course, visiting in summer will be less freezing but visiting without a sea of tourists is... More 

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We spent a week between Montreal and Quebec City. Old Montreal pares in comparison to Quebec City. Limited and somewhat overdeveloped.

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Visiting in January is a different experience. It is a quiet time of the year. The Basilica of Notre Dame is a must see for its architecture and history. There is an abundance of restaurants and cafes. Lots of opportunities for tourists to part with their money. Was just happy to wander the streets and absorb the atmosphere.

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its centre, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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