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Top 10 places in Montreal
Our app features the history of 35 monuments and great sites including places to discover Montreal. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Montreal
The Sulpicians replaced the Society of Notre Dame as managers of the island of Montreal in 1663; Their superior, François Dollier de Casson, traced the plan of Notre Dame Street and built the first Notre Dame church, as well as a seminary, from 1673. The parvis of the church will be the beginning... Read more
It was built between 1824 and 1829 on the plans of the New York architect James O'Donnell, in the neogothic style; The design of the towers, which are 69 m high, is by John Ostell. Its exterior is rather austere with a gray stone facade of Montreal, and the heights of the towers and arches are... Read more
It was here that the first French fur traders anchored as early as 1611. It was also the nucleus of the development of Montreal from 1642. A major restructuring in 1990 made it a leisure center that continues along Of the Lachine Canal and attracts many city dwellers and tourists. It offers a wi... Read more
The Château Vaudreuil, built in 1723, surrounded by a vast garden, was destroyed in 1803 by a fire. The site occupied by the castle was transformed into a vast public square intended to house a market: the Place Bonsecours. In 1809, Montreal's first memorial was erected: the Nelson column,... Read more
It was built in wood from 1655 under the impulse of Marguerite Bourgeoys, first teacher of Ville-Marie, who founded the Congregation of Notre Dame. The chapel offered the inhabitants a safe place of pilgrimage, in the vicinity of the dwellings. In 1675 it was rebuilt in stone, but a fire destroyed... Read more
The institution was founded in 1860, but due to lack of space and resources, a museum could not be built until 1893 thanks to the generosity of a donor who donated his 72 paintings, land and money for the construction of the museum. Museum. Since the building had become too small due to the many... Read more
It is a museum dedicated to life: it is installed in the velodrome of the 1976 Universal Exhibition, set up for the 350th anniversary of the founding of Montreal in 1992; It is a very beautiful building. The museum combines a zoo, a botanical garden and an aquarium. The Biodome presents thousands... Read more
It is a collection of 4 scientific museums located in the Olympic Park: Biodôme, Insectarium, Botanical Garden, Planetarium. The purpose of the Space is to make nature known and to educate men about the protection of the environment. The new planetarium has just been completed: it is a very... Read more
It was founded in 1931 by Brother Marie-Victorin and Henry Teuscher, two botanical enthusiasts. But its real boom begins in the 70s thanks to the good economic conjuncture: it is from this time, between 1970 and 1990, that dates the garden of China, the Insectarium, the Japanese Garden, the... Read more
In 1852, the surrounding neighborhood was partially destroyed by a fire. Its reconstruction created a residential and commercial zone as early as 1875. Then important buildings of education were built there: University of Laval (1876) which will become in 1919 University of Montreal, Eco... Read more
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