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  • Cathedral of Mary Queen of the World
    When Bishop Ignace Bourget planned and oversaw the construction of the Cathedral of Mary, Queen of the World, he had in mind the Saint Peter Basilique of Rome.Of course, the Montreal version is smaller in scale, but it's very beautiful [...]
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  • The Old Town of Montreal
    Old Montreal is famous for its history which tells of trade, politics, entertainment and immigration. Many people, mostly from France and England came to this city in hope of a better future. They established trading companies, banks, the [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Vieux Montréal
    Old Montreal is the historic district of the famous city and can be viewed individually or with the help of a guide. We could choose from a 30, 60 or a 90 minute guided tour of the city but we wanted to explore the city on our own. So we [...]
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  • St. Joseph's Oratory
    St. Joseph's Oratory has been founded by Brother Andre, a man considered to be a humble, modern-day miracle maker at the beginning of the 20th century. The church can be found on a hill near Montreal and is truly an amazing sight. Many [...]
    D: 1.8mi00
  • Rue St.Denis in Montreal
    Located at the center of Mont-Royal Plateau, this street is packed with shops for everyone's tastes, whether you're looking for souvenirs, antiques or some expensive gifts. I went inside some antique shops, just to have look on the [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Schwartz's in Montreal
    Schwartz's is the best place in Montreal, because there is no other place where you can find and eat such a delicious smoked meat than there. I ordered the meat with deli and some bagels, which I must say were much more tasty than in New [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Musée d'Art Contemporain in Montreal
    An amazing museum in Montreal, the Musée d'Art Contemporain is the place to visit when in Montreal. The museum has many works from various contemporary artists, and all this fantastic art can be seen for a reasonably fair price. You can [...]
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  • Ville Souterraine
    It was an amazing experience to walk on a way that was full of shops, restaurants and know that all this is underground. I went inside a shop, bought some souvenirs and had a sandwich in one of the take-away and I just couldn't believe [...]
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  • Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
    It is a great to not just because of its placement (downtown Montreal), but their service is upscale and their rooms are clean and comfortable. If you can, book a room on one of the higher floors, because the view of Montreal from there [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Montreal Jazz Festival
    The Montreal Jazz Festival is greatest festival in the world winning with it a Guinness World Record in 2004. During the week (about 10 days) many streets are closed, traffic gets sometimes jammed because of it, and a huge number of [...]
    D: 1.4mi00
  • Aix Terraces in Montreal
    It was summer and it was so hot we needed a drink close to our hotel, the Place D'Armes, so we decided to go atop the hotel where the Aix Terrace is located. We made an excellent choice. It was quite close to our room, the terrace being [...]
    D: 1.6mi00
  • Altitude 737 in Montreal
    The greatest experience of my life was going dancing on top of Montreal's highest buildings. The club Altitude 737 is a great place to meet new people and enjoy a night full of fun and excitement. The name of the club comes from the [...]
    D: 1mi00
  • Casa del Popolo in Montreal
    We had so much fun in Casa del Popolo, that every time we go to Montreal we step by the pub and have a drink and a sandwich. They have an excellent beer list, which might make up for their menu, because they serve only vegetarian food. [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Hotel Visitel in Montreal
    Our stay in the Visitel hotel was a pleasant surprise. Though when we checked in we had to pay in advance, which I haven't experienced in other hotels we stayed in so far, but the receptionist was really nice. The staff was quite friendly [...]
    D: 2mi00
  • Île Ste-Hélène on Saint Lawrence River
    We didn't get bored not for a minute on the Island of Ste-Hélène when we visited Montreal last summer. There were so many people and things to see, we couldn't even decide where to begin. Eventually we went to visit the Stewart Museum [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Bistro du Quartier
    To eat in an affordable and cozy place is what every visitor could ask for. The Bistro du Quartier was such a place. The food was great and not expensive at all, the staff was really friendly, they had smiles on their faces, which made [...]
    D: 1.7mi30
  • Montreal Old Town
    Go check out the old town. It's beautiful. There are plenty of cool bars in Montreal. Chavalle is a great place to grab dinner, quite steep in terms of pricing, but well worth the extra buck. Also, go to the top of the local mountain for a [...]
    D: 2mi00

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Montreal History

Canada’s history explains why the settlement was considered to be of significant importance by the Iroquoian Indians. The fact that the inshore rapids were full of fish was the reason of inhabiting the place and again it was because of the rapids that the place became an important commercial centre in North America. St. Lawrence was discovered by the French navigator Jacques Cartier in 1534 and reached the island via the river.  Unique geo­graphical position  The destiny of Montreal nevertheless did not stop taking shape, and wrote its history decisively because of its unique position on the globe. Canada witnessed the firm determination [...]
 
 
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  • $260Porter Airlines flight Porter Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Halifax, NS (YHZ)Montreal, QC (YUL)11/25/201401:15 pm
    Montreal, QC (YUL)Halifax, NS (YHZ)12/04/201410:05 am
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  • $268Air Canada flight Air Canada 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Montreal, QC (YUL)12/20/201406:00 pm
    Montreal, QC (YUL)Toronto, ON (YYZ)12/27/201410:30 am
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  • $291Porter Airlines flight Porter Airlines 
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    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Montreal, QC (YUL)12/05/201409:00 am
    Montreal, QC (YUL)Washington DC, DC (IAD)12/11/201403:15 pm
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