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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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  • I live in Montreal and always tell visitors they must visit old Montreal. It's very scenic and quaint. There are many lovely restaurants and you can stroll into museums and small shops. It's very live...  more »
  • We spent a day in Old Montreal, first on a food/walking tour, and then on our own for several hours. It feels like Europe. Narrow streets, cobblestones, small shops and restaurants, quite charming. 
  • Old Montreal resta attraente per tutto l'anno. Se nevica o piove o anche in pieno sole, non si stanca mai di camminarci. Durante l'estate ci si può rilassare su una piccola zona di balneazione. la not...  more »