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A trip into Victorian Montreal

I went to see a very excentric schizophrenic yet amusing patient there that wanted me to ''free... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2012
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Think you're crazy? Visit the psych ward!

Little remains of the original glory of Ravenscrag, other than the exterior shell of the building... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2001
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Jul 19, 2012
“A trip into Victorian Montreal”
Dec 8, 2001
“Think you're crazy? Visit the psych ward!”
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Built in 1863, this Italianate-style mansion presently serves as the McGill University psychiatric research hospital.
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1025 avenue des Pins W | (Near McTavish), Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

I went to see a very excentric schizophrenic yet amusing patient there that wanted me to ''free her', and hire me as a lawyer. While there, I snooped around and was awed by the idyllic terrace around the building and the view of the St...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2001

Little remains of the original glory of Ravenscrag, other than the exterior shell of the building, and a series of black & white photo's that adorn the main hallway inside. Built by Sir Hugh Allen in 1863, you can see pictures of it at http://cac.mcgill.ca/campus/buildings/Allan_Memorial_Institute.html...More

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Parc du Mont-Royal
Montreal was named for this hilly highland, where the
tallest spot in the city overlooks its most extensive
parkland. The greenspace of Parc du Mont-Royal is an
outdoorsman's dream, with hiking trails and nature
walks that cater to every season and level of athlete.
In the winter, cross-country skiers, tobogganers, and
ice skaters don their equipment by Beaver Lake and its
pavilion, while the warmer months bring families and
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