Sights & Attractions in Montréal

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Biodôme
Not everyone thought it was a great idea to transform an Olympic...
Nature Preserves Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
 
Centre Bell
The Montréal Canadiens haven't won the Stanley Cup since 1993...
Sports Venues Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Centre des Sciences de Montréal
You—or more likely, your kids—can design an energy-efficient...
Museums / Galleries Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes
Artist and architect Napoléon Bourassa called the Chapelle Notre-Dame-des-Lourdes...
Religious Sites The Latin Quarter
 
Château Dufresne
The adjoining homes of a pair of shoe manufacturers, Oscar and...
Houses / Mansions Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
 
Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul
If you want to see the inside of Montréal's largest Presbyterian...
Religious Sites Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Cimetière de Notre-Dame-des-Neiges
At 343 acres, Canada's largest cemetery is not much smaller than...
Cemeteries Côte-des-Neiges
 
Cimetière Mont-Royal
If you find yourself humming "Getting to Know You" as you explore...
Cemeteries Côte-des-Neiges
 
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
In July you can join the glitterati of Europe and America in...
Sports Venues The Islands
 
Croix sur la Montagne
The 102-foot-high steel cross at the top of Mont-Royal has been...
Religious Sites Parc du Mont-Royal
 
Grand Séminaire de Montréal
Education goes way back at the Grand Séminaire. In the mid-1600s...
Religious Sites Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Hôpital Général des Soeurs-Grises
A few jagged stone walls are all that's left of Montréal's first...
Memorials / Monuments Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Hôtel de Ville
President Charles de Gaulle of France marked Canada's centennial...
Government Buildings Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
La Ronde
Every year, it seems, La Ronde amusement park adds some new and...
Amusement Parks The Islands
 
Lac aux Castors
Mont-Royal's single body of water, actually a reclaimed bog...
Bodies of Water Parc du Mont-Royal
 
Maison Pierre du Calvet
Merchant Pierre du Calvet was everything that British-ruled Montréal...
Houses / Mansions Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Maison Smith
If you need a map of Mont-Royal's extensive hiking trails or...
Museums / Galleries Parc du Mont-Royal
 
Marché Bonsecours
You can't buy fruits and vegetables in the Marché Bonsecours...
Historic Districts / Sites Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
McGill University
Merchant and fur trader James McGill would probably be horrified...
Educational Institutions Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Musée des Hospitalières de l'Hôtel-Dieu
The nuns of the Religieuses Hospitalières de St-Joseph ran Montréal's...
Museums / Galleries The Plateau
 
Observatoire de l'Est
If you're just driving across Mont-Royal, be sure to stop at...
Viewpoints Parc du Mont-Royal
 
Parc Lafontaine
You could say that Parc Lafontaine is a microcosm of Montréal:...
Parks The Plateau
 
Place de la Grande-Paix
If you're looking for peace and quiet, the narrow strip of grass...
Squares Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Place des Arts
Montréal's primary performing-arts complex has been undergoing...
Arts / Performance Venues Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Place Royale
The oldest public square in Montréal, dating to the 17th century...
Squares Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Place Ville-Marie
The cross-shape 1962 office tower was Montréal's first modern...
Stores / Malls Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Place-d'Armes
When Montréal was under attack, citizens and soldiers would rally...
Squares Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
Plage de l'Île Notre-Dame
The dress code at the neighboring Casino de Montréal might ban...
Beaches The Islands
 
Ravenscrag
If you're up for a bit of a climb, walk up rue Peel to avenue...
Houses / Mansions Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Square Dorchester and Place du Canada
On sunny summer days you can join the office workers, store clerks...
Parks Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Square St-Louis
The bourgeois families who built their homes around Square St-Louis's...
Squares The Latin Quarter
 
Square Victoria
The perfect Montréal mix: an 1872 statue of Queen Victoria on...
Squares Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal)
 
St. George's Anglican Church
St. George's is possibly the prettiest Anglican (Episcopalian)...
Religious Sites Downtown and the Golden Square Mile
 
Stade Olympique
Montrealers finished paying for their Olympic stadium (dubbed...
Sports Venues Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
 
Tour Olympique
The world's tallest tilting structure—take that, Pisa—is the...
Architectural Sites Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
 
Westmount Square
When skylights were cut into the terrace of Westmount Square...
Architectural Sites Westmount
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