Places In Montreal

TopTourist Attractions in Montreal

Montréal flourished as a cosmopolitan hub of communications and trade. It is the second largest French-speaking city in the world. Here, major museums and art venues are located in the Centre-Ville area- the backbone of the city. Vieux-Montreal is where the city began, and the original foundations and streets are preserved in the Pointe-à-Callière museum. Thus in this article you’ll find the Top Tourist Attractions in Montreal. And you will love it!



1. Jardin Botanique

Parc Maisonneuve is the site of Montreal’s wondrously imaginative botanical garden. Here the diverse plants are grown in 30 themed gardens and 10 exhibition greenhouses. Outdoor gardens include the beautiful Japanese and Chinese gardens, and those devoted to alpine, aquatic, medicinal, shade, useful, and even toxic plants.


2. Mont-Royal

Mont-Royal rises 233 meters above the city. Wandering in this beautiful park lets the visitor to see monuments to Jacques Cartier and King George VI, to spend some time by Lac-aux-Castors, and to have a look at the cemeteries on the western slope.


3. Oratoire Saint-Joseph

The Oratoire Saint-Joseph, close to the western exit from Mount Royal Park, is dedicated to Canada’s patron saint. It is a mecca for pilgrims, with its huge Renaissance-style domed basilica dating to 1924. Also there is a good northwest view from the observatory over Montréal and Lac Saint-Louis.


4. Parc Jean Drapeau

The remnant of the 1967 world fair, the Biosphere is now a museum dedicated to ecological issues. The building is designed in the shape of a sphere. Other tourist attractions on the islands include the rides and games of La Ronde Amusement Park, the historic 1820 British arsenal at the Stewart Museum, Bassin Olympique and race course Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.


5. Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Lachine, on the southeast bank of Montréal Island is the 14.4-kilometer Lachine Canal, a way of getting around the Lachine Rapids, was dug in 1825. Today it forms part of a park and offers plenty of opportunities for plessant trips along the canal banks.

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