About Montreal, Quebec, Canada Travel Guide

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Montreal's Main Attractions

Notre-Dame Basilica (Basilique Notre-Dame de Montreal)
is a basilica in the historic area of Montreal.
The church is famous for Gothic Revival architecture, beautiful interior, stained glass windows, paintings, statues, altarpiece.
It also has a Casavant Freres pipe organ, which comprises four keyboards, 97 stops, over 9000 individual pipes and a pedal board.
It was notably the first organ with adjustable-combination pedals to be operated by electricity.
Celine Dion got married at Notre-Dame, it's typically the site of funerals of significant people such as Pierre Trudeau and Maurice Richard.
It is a place where classical and choral concerts are held.
 Notre-Dame Basilica 

Mount Royal is a large hill (234 meters) is the highest point in Montreal, located in the middle of the city and gives most beautiful views of the city of Montreal.
From this point, you can see Montreal's attractions - the Olympic Stadium, the Jacques-Cartier bridge, the St. Lawrence River and more.
Mount Royal Park (Parc du Mont-Royal) was designed by the landscaper and architect, Frederick Law Olmsted – best know as the designer of New York City’s Central Park.
Cross on the top of Mount-Royal stands at the northeastern edge of the mountain, overlooking the east end of Montreal, illuminated cross was installed in 1924 by the Societe Saint-Jean-Baptiste


Olympic Park
The Olympic Park was designed for 1976 Summer Olympic Games by Roger Taillibert.
The stadium Olympic Park Montrealis can seat more than 56,000 people, and is used today for occasional sports events, major trade shows and concerts.
One of the main attractions at the Olympic Park is the Montreal Tower or the Olympic Tower.
It is the tallest inclined tower in the world at 175 metres, and is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers. Enjoy Montreal city views at the top of the tower.
 Montreal Olympic Park

The Underground City
Montreal's Underground City - officially RESO or La Ville Souterraine  - is the set of interconnected complexes in and around Downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
It is also known as the indoor city (ville interieure), and is the largest underground complex in the world. The underground city is promoted as an important tourist attraction by most Montreal travel guidebooks, and as an urban planning achievement it is impressive. There are more than 120 exterior access points to the underground city. Each access point is an entry point to one of 60 residential or commercial complexes comprising 3.6 square kilometres (1.4 sq mi) of floor space, including 80% of all office space and 35% of all commercial space in downtown Montreal. Because of its Underground City, Montreal is often referred to as "Two Cities in One."


 Underground city 

The Montreal Casino
The Casino de Montreal is a casino located on the Ile Notre-Dame in Montreal, Quebec.
The Montreal Casino is the only casino in the city, located on its own island minutes from downtown.
It is the largest casino in Canada, and one of the largest casinos in the world.
The casino is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Cards, dice, slot machines, keno, roulette.
There is a race track surrounding the Montreal Casino where the Montreal Grand Prix takes place every summer.

Montreal Biodome (Biodôme de Montreal)
The building was originally constructed for the 1976 Olympic Games as a velodrome and now allows visitors to walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas.
    * The Tropical Forest is a replica of the South American rainforest.
    * The Laurentian Forest is a replica of the North American wilderness.
    * The Saint Lawrence Marine Eco-system is an estuary habitat modelled on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
    * A polar area that is divided into Arctic and Antarctic.
Biodome is a combination of a zoo, an aquarium, a botanical garden and so much more.
Biodome (Biodôme de Montreal)