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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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  • Friendly neighborhood with old buildings in December many businesses are unfortunately closed
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  • This is our second time to Montreal, but first time staying in Old Town. St. Paul St. is in the center of it all, and you can simply walk out your door and find great bars, restaurants, cafes, and sho...  more »
  • Old Montreal was charming but our visit on a cold December day meant a brisk walk with little activity. We would like to return during a festival or weekend when there might be more activity.