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Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
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Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y8, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The old town is nice for a stroll but as old towns go it's not very old. Got the feeling that it would be a good place to do some day drinking and grab some food.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed yesterday

Old Montreal is a great place to visit. The architecture and history are fascinating. The shops are busy and typical of tourist places, but there are many good places to stop and taste the local cuisine as well as souvenir shops.

Thank Delbert N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking in Old Montreal takes you back through the cobblestone streets to a time long ago. Yes it's touristy, and the shops are trying to sell you souvenirs but the view of the St Lawrence is magnificent, the meandering streets are fun to wander .......More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 days ago

No matter the time of year , Vieux port de montreal is deeply inviting . Classic bistros to theatre and circus , some of the best restaurants are there , rain or shine

Thank Harry G
Reviewed 2 days ago

No visit to Montreal is complete without a visit to this part of the city. The 17th and 18th century French influence is apparent and there are some priceless buildings. Inselecting a restaurant, be careful not to confuse the good that exists here mixed in...More

Thank oca007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been visiting Montreal every year for over 25 years and always walk through all parts of old Montreal. While it is sometimes necessary to make repairs, upgrade and even modernize deteriorating historical buildings, it has also changed some of the character of some...More

Thank sirjuan007
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved our stay and walking around was easy.People you encounter are friendly and helpful. Did not encounter any problems with the language (and thought we would) It seems most of area is very bilingual. One man we asked directions of did not speak English...More

Thank rangerpippi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a tour of the area, and enjoyed it. It's just a nice place to walk around and see the old buildings.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed In this area but seemed our timing was always off as things closed a lot. Sunday was like a ghost town.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great shops and cuisine. Many festivals happen all summer long. Excellent for tourists as most workers are bilingual.

Thank MJ L
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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
center, street performers and artists compete with
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10 July 2018|
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Response from marcus c | Reviewed this property |
The cruise ships dock in in the old port of Montreal which is right in the Historic district of Old Montreal. There are great Hotels like the Westin, Intercontinental and Embassy Suites on Rue St Antoine only ten to fifteen... More
25 June 2018|
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Response from Mercy A | Reviewed this property |
Roof top terrace restaurant of Hotel D'Armes. No mosquitoes.
25 May 2018|
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Response from ed7878 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is within walking distance of the old Montreal. The best way to see the Basilica and old Montreal is to walk. There is limited parking in the area. Just wear comfortable shoes because you’ll be walking on lots of... More