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Old Montreal, Montreal

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Wander through one of North America's oldest urban areas at Old Montreal. First established by French colonialists in the mid-17th century (after the defeat of the local Iroquois people), the neighborhood retains much of its old-world charm. Admire the facades of important religious buildings, grab a meal on the terrace of one of the district's many restaurants, or simply lose yourself in the web of cobbled streets. Stroll down to the waterfront to see views over the Saint Lawrence River. Put Old Montreal and other Montreal attractions into our Montreal vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Old Montreal (French: Vieux-Montréal) is the oldest area in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with a few remains dating back to New France. Located in the borough of Ville-Marie, the area is borde...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    At this time, i think the whole montreal city in under construction. You can see alot of construction going on so i suggest not to visit this place at this moment, give it 6more months or a year. I an...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    A sky place instead of Scottish architectural style with old grey stones. Day and night lively with many restaurants for all tastes and two steps from chinatown.
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If beautiful architecture and views over the water appeal, stay in the historic neighborhood of Vieux Montreal (Old Montreal), where you'll be a stone's throw from the best attractions in the city. If modern convenience is more important to you, look for accommodations in the downtown neighborhood of Centre-Ville, or head a bit farther out to the artsy district of Plateau Mont-Royal. LGBTI visitors might want to consider staying in The Village, Montreal's famously progressive hub of gay and lesbian culture.
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