Bois-de-Liesse This century-old woodland features a diversified ecosystem where wildflowers carpet the forest floor in spring and where the stream teems with a rich aquatic fauna, the birds sing undisturbed, and from afar the odd red fox can be seen passing through.
Montréal’s portal to its past, the Château Ramezay was built in the 18th century as a prestigious residence. It was the first building in Québec to be classified an historic monument. Relive more than 500 years of history through its numerous exhibits, its multimedia portrayals of historical figures (available in six languages) and its French colonial style garden.
Dorchester Square and Place du Canada share a variety of functions within the urban environment of downtown Montreal. In fact, the variety of functions performed and their inter-relations is what necessitates careful consideration of the square and which prohibits reckless redevelopment and strict regulation regarding new development.
The Lachine Canal (Canal de Lachine in French) is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, running 14.5 kilometres from the Old Port of Montreal to Lake Saint-Louis, through the boroughs of Lachine, Lasalle and Sud-Ouest.
Finally, between 1955 and 1960, several restoration works were executed on the cathedral , for which Cardinal Paul-Émile Léger had organized a fundraising campaign. Cardinal Léger also requested that Pope Pius XII rename the Basilica Mary Queen of the World.
Much of Mile End served as the heart of Montreal's garment district for many decades. Municipal electoral reform in 1978 replaced the old wards with smaller, more uniformly sized districts and further reform in the 1980s grouped districts into boroughs (arrondissements).
Discover Montréal city hall the citizens' house. From June 27th to August 26th, free guided tours are offered in English and without reservation. In English : From Monday to Friday: 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM et 4 :00 PM. In French : 11 h 00, 14 h 00, 15h 30 et 16h30. Departure from the Hall of Honour.
Over the years it has served several roles: to honour the memory of lost sailors, to mark the entrance to the port, to conceal neighbouring storage sheds, and, of course, to indicate the time!The Clock Tower was built between 1919 and 1922 from a design by Montréal-based engineer Paul Leclaire. Forty-five metres high, it marks the entrance to the port and is a memorial to sailors lost at sea ...
Olympic Stadium (French: Stade olympique) is a multi-purpose stadium in Canada, located at Olympic Park in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district of Montreal. Built in the mid-1970s as the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics, it is nicknamed "The Big O", a reference to both its name and to the doughnut-shape of the permanent component of the stadium's roof.
Mount Royal (French: Mont Royal, IPA: [mɔ̃ ʁʍaˈjal]) is a large volcanic-related hill or small mountain in the city of Montreal, immediately west of Downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Mount Royal gave its name to Montreal. The hill is part of the Monteregian Hills situated between the Laurentians and the Appalachian Mountains.
Notre Dame Island (French: Île Notre-Dame) is an artificial island located in the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located immediately east of Saint Helen's Island and west of the Saint Lawrence Seaway and the city of Saint-Lambert on the south shore.
For over 350 years, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, jewel of Montreal history and heritage, has had a special place in the hearts and minds of generations of visitors and pilgrims. Visit Montreal’s oldest chapel, also known as the Sailors’ Church, and experience a palpable link with Montreal’s past.
Located in the Montréal Tower, the exhibition provides a closer look at different aspects of the Olympic Park’s history. Come relive the Olympic Park’s greatest moments! Since 1976 exhibition is included with the Observatory and the Olympic Stadium guided tour.
Redpath Museum 859 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C4 Tel. : 514-398-4086 Fax : 514-398-3185 OPEN Monday to Friday 9am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays 11am-5pm (September to May) Saturdays and Sundays 1pm-5pm (June, July, August) CLOSED on public holidays Send us your comments, questions and/or suggestions.
Rue Saint-Paul (Saint Paul Street) is a street in the Old Montreal historic area of Montreal, Quebec. The street was laid out by François Dollier de Casson, along the route of a path that had bordered a former fort. Saint Paul is Montreal's oldest street and for many years served as its main thoroughfare.
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal (French: Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and national shrine on Mount Royal's Westmount Summit in Montreal, Quebec. It is Canada's largest church and claims to have one of the largest domes in the world.
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