Do you know Montreal is the second populous city in Canada? Framed as the composition of culture and international trade, Montreal has many attractions that provide ample opportunities to explore and experiment. If you planning to visit Montreal, you can’t miss out on these amazing places.
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MOUNT ROYAL PARK
Inaugurated in the year 1876, the Mount Royal Park was designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted, the highly skilled designer behind New York’s Central Park. it is an ideal site for admiring a wide variety of plants and birds or for enjoying outdoor activities.
Les Amis de la Montagne offers a variety of services and activities that provide wonderful opportunities to discover the beauty and wealth of resources that the park has to offer, including the new permanent exhibition at the Maison Smith and interactive terminals and map. It is an international place of attraction in the world.
OLD MONTREAL (Best Places In Montreal)
You can take a walk, stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow lanes of the old settlement. The narrow streets are lined with cobblestone and are a zig-zag maze of streets and teams crossing through the town. You can roam through the historical streets of Montreal’s famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes, and a number of restaurants.
Montreal’s oldest Catholic church, built-in 1656, is well known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city. The church is a great tourist attraction and is a very famous tourist destination during the tourist season in the country.
The church is a great heritage site for the country and is preserved by the architectural department of the country. Many tours are conducted by the students of different universities across the world to visit this church and gain from its historical values. It takes around 2 hours to have a complete tour of the church building and study the architecture of the ancient place.
SAINT JOSEPH’S ORATORY OF MOUNT ROYAL
Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, founded by saint brother Andre in 1904, is a catholic sanctuary and the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. It receives over 2 million visitors every year.
They welcome almost everyone to participate in the panoramic views, music concerts, and special religious celebrations, come discover natural, cultural, and spiritual treasures in the heart of the city. You will marvel at the votive chapel, the spectacular Garden of the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church, and the largest domed Basilica in North America.
MONTREAL BOTANICAL GARDEN (Best Places In Montreal)
Along with the Biodome that is closed for renovations recently, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is a part of Montreal Space for Life, Canada’s largest natural museum science complex and Montreal’s top must-see attractions.
Montreal’s Botanical Garden is one of the city’s jewels and is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens in the world. It offers a colorful program of events, exhibitions, and activities all year long. With its collection of 20,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Fredrick Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it is also a perfect place to enjoy the fresh air and natural beauty.
Located just minutes from downtown Montreal, right near the Biodome and Olympic Park, the Montreal Botanical Park is a living museum of plants from all over the world. You can also enjoy the insectarium which is on the garden’s site. Have a great time and a great visit.
MUSEE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE MONTREAL (Best Places In Montreal)
The MMFA is one of Canada’s most visited museums and the eighth-most visited museum in North America, boasting more than 1.3 million visitors. The MMFA’s original temporary exhibitions combine various artistic disciplines — fine arts, music, film, fashion, and design, and are exported around the world. Its rich encyclopedic collection, distributed among five pavilions, includes international arts, world cultures, decorative arts, and designs, and Quebec and Canadian art.
The museum has seen exceptional growth in recent years with the addition of two new pavilions: the claire and the marc bourgie pavilion, in 2011, and the Michel and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, in 2016. The MMFA complex includes Bourgie Hall, a 460-seat concert hall.
This is not Barbie, as you once knew her. The Barbie Expo, conveniently located in the heart of downtown, in Les Cours Mont-Royal, Montreal’s most prestigious upscale shopping mall, is a brilliant and exciting way to showcase haute couture fashion available at the exclusive flagship boutiques within the mall. The stunning display houses over 1000 dolls and is the largest permanent Barbie doll expo in the world.
A truly incredible selection of world-renowned designers have magnificently fashioned breathtaking outfits for every possible occasion – all of them modeled by the 11.5-inch fashion icon herself. Admission is free.
A great market to visit for getting fresh vegetables and fruits. There are also bakery products and butchers. Amazing selection of produce, meats, cheese, pastries………….. And ready to eat food, like the authentic food and delicious buckwheat crepes. You can even shop here for your daily bread and other bakery products from the market.
POINTE-A-CALLIERE, MONTREAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY COMPLEX
Pointe–a-Callier, the birthplace of Montreal and a national historic site, offers visitors the opportunity to explore history through an original underground circuit leading through archaeological excavations. At the start of their visit, the immersive multimedia show presents a high-speed view of the city’s history, the remains come to life and the countdown begins. The museum also offers year-round temporary local and international exhibitions. For Montreal’s 375th anniversary in May 2017, Pinte-a-Calliere inaugurated a new pavilion highlighting Fort Ville-Marie.
Want to see the history of Montreal? If you get a chance to visit Montreal, don’t miss out on these amazing places that will fresh your mind and give you exciting experiences. Let’s explore more! Do share your experiences with us in the comment box!