The economic and cultural capital of Quebec, Montreal is a cosmopolitan city that has an eclectic mix of old European charm and modernism. With some stunning architecture, Montreal is named after Mt. Royal, the triple-peaked hill at its heart.
The city is strongly bilingual when compared to other Canadian cities and English and French are both spoken here commonly. It is one of the liveliest areas in North America and there are plenty of things to see and do all over this sprawling city.
We get into the top 10 things to do in Montreal :
10- Old Port
The Old Port is the historic port of Montreal that sits along the waterfront and stretches for over two kilometres along the St-Lawrence River. The port dates back to 1830, but since then it has been redeveloped into a recreational area that attracts more than 6 million people each year.
In addition to being a lovely area this historic riverfront complex features shops and restaurants, plus art exhibits, events and activities.
9- Place Ville Marie Observatory
Offering stunning views of Montreal, the 360° Observation Deck Place Ville Marie enables visitors to discover a unique view of the city’s main landmarks and cultural sites. See spectacular views across the skyline of Montreal from 185 meters above street level and learn about the incredible sights with a helpful audio guide.
Take in the Saint Lawrence River, Mount Royal, Old Montreal, and the Olympic Stadium, to name but a few of the landmarks visible.
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