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Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal

Categories: Battlefields, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Find somewhere to dine al fresco and see a little of Montreal's history at Place Jacques-Cartier. A characterful entrance to the Old Port, the square is named after the explorer who originally claimed Canada for France in 1535. Parisian style restaurants line the square and local artists stalls and food kiosks often populate the center. Head to the upper end to see Nelson's Column, the oldest monument in the city and the second oldest Nelson's Column in the world. Arrange to visit Place Jacques-Cartier and other attractions in Montreal using our Montreal itinerary builder.
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  • The place is pretty and very quiet. And she is not in work in contrast to many places. It connects the old port at the Town Hall. There are restaurants and tourist trap shops.
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  • Ultra tourist but nice to wander on a sunny day, there is a jump in time!
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  • I think that it is one of my favorite places in Montreal, has lots of entertainment, restaurants, kioskosCerca of the Jacques-Cartier Square are Montreal City Hall, Bonsecours and Notre Dame de Bon Secours - of-the-Chapel, as well as colonial mansions conserved, such as the Ramezay Castle and Sir George - Étienne Canada Cartier national historic site. Down the square you reach the old port
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  • The faces in the trees are amazing. Definitely worth a walk around at night.
  • Extremely nice area. The pier looks amazing and is a must to visit when you're in Montreal.
  • Park like activities. Peddle cars and paddle boats. Nice to walk around and enjoy the view.
  • It's a must see in Montreal! Not the best place to eat but good site seeing. A lot of animation during summer and festivities.
  • Great place to discover old Montreal. Igloofest takes place here in the Winter! The most Canadian festival ever.
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