Visiting Montreal, Quebec
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Although I had little time in Montreal, I thought that this was an absolute gem. The old town is fantastic and I really enjoyed the climb up to the mountain where you have a wonderful view over the entire city. A real nice mix between old and young buildings and a real clean well maintained place.
People are very friendly and most of them speaks English, although French is their mothertongue. You can have pleasant conversations with locals in some nice pubs or on terraces next to a drink.
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No wonder the once small community soon developed into a major port and financial centre and people rushed to settle here its population reaching 3.3 million people. This is how it became a mix of French, British and Americans as each had their role in the formation of the city. The French were the ones that founded the place, the British conquered it and the Americans were the ones that occupied it. Even so the official language spoken is French and the city is the only French-speaking metropolis in North America. Of course English and other languages are also spoken as a sign of tolerance in the city where the blending occurs in... Read more »
Recent reviews for Montreal
A couple of days in Montreal - Jul 19, 2008, by mohds2
Lots of people visit Montreal to shop in the wide variety of the international boutiques. Canada's currency as compared to the American dollar makes it very attractive for the Americans to come here. The best place to shop in Montreal... Read more »
Short visit in Montreal - Sep 26, 2006, by MadSuh
Montreal was very interesting. After doing a 5 hour trip to Montreal from Toronto, we immediately got into the meeting room to meet up with other business partners. We had a long and intense discussion and went for a quick lunch. The... Read more »
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