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Montreal The second largest French-speaking city in the world.
Montreal, long Canada's largest city, is the second largest French-speaking city in the world. Founded in the 17th century as Ville-Marie, Montreal soon developed into a large multilingual metropolis. Montreal The founder of Montreal, Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve. The monument was designed by Louis-Philippe Hébert
The Redpath Museum The Redpath Museum is a museum of natural history on the campus of McGill University. Its varied collection of natural treasures includes mummies, minerals, shells and fossils that are displayed in Victorian-era cases.
Notre-Dame Basilica Montreal's magnificent Basilique Notre-Dame (Basilica of our Lady) is a stunning example of the fine ecclesiastic architecture of the nineteenth century.
Now one of Montreal's biggest tourist attractions, the RÉSO or Underground City keeps Montrealers safe and warm during the cold winter months. It is home to numerous shops and restaurants and is connected to subways, train stations, hotels, etc. Underground City
Mount Royal Park For more than a century, this beautiful city park has been the center of activity for Montreal residents who love the great outdoors. View from Mount-Royal at night
Olympic Tower One of the unique features of the Montreal Olympic Stadium is its inclined tower. The observatory that sits atop the tower offers a bird's-eye view of the city.
St. Joseph Oratory The largest church in Canada, Oratoire St. Joseph (the Oratory of St. Joseph) attracts more than two million visitors each year.
City Hall Montréal's Hôtel de Ville (City Hall) is one of the city's most spectacular buildings, fashioned in a style that pays homage to the mother country, France.
Museum of Fine Arts Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts is the oldest museum in Canada. Its collections cover art from across the world. The museum is particularly strong in Canadian art and Decorative Arts. Interior
Montreal's Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde (Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral) is Quebec's third largest church and certainly one of its most impressive. Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
McCord Museum The McCord Museum of Canadian History owns a collection of artifacts, photos and documents illustrating the history of Canada and Montreal in particular from the settlement of the Amerindians to the twentieth century.
Christ Church Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican diocese of Montreal. The church was built in 1857-1860 at the instigation of Montreal's first Anglican bishop, Francis Fulford. Front facade
Square Victoria is a public square in the so-called Quartier international, a high-rise neighborhood in Montreal's business district. The highlight of the square is an authentic Art Nouveau metro entrance from around 1900. Square Victoria Queen Victoria
Place Jean-Paul Riopelle Place Jean-Paul Riopelle is a small square in downtown Montreal, bordered by Montreal's convention center. The main attraction of the square is an animated fountain with a display that includes a ring of fire. Place Jean-Paul Riopelle Palais des Congrès
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours The chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours has a long history, closely linked to Marguerite Bourgeoys, who arrived in 1653 in the fledgling colonial settlement of Ville-Marie (now Montreal) to help with the education of the settlers' children.
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