Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Montréal, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 2 km
Ascend 33 m
Descend 41 m

Experience Montréal in Canada in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MontréalIndividual Sights in Montréal

Sight 1: Darling Foundry

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Fonderie Darling is a contemporary art complex located in the Cité du Multimédia district of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located in a former foundry, the complex consists of an art gallery and artists studios.

Wikipedia: Fonderie Darling (EN), Website

328 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Square des Frères-Charon

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Square des Frères-Charon Jean Gagnon / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Square des Frères-Charon is a small public park located in Old Montreal.

Wikipedia: Square des Frères-Charon (FR)

424 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Place d'Youville

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The Place d'Youville in Old Montreal is a historical square in Montreal, named after Marguerite d'Youville. The roads from the Place Royale and McGill Street meet at this point. The square is notable as the site of St. Anne's Market, a market building that once housed the Legislative Council and Assembly of Canada between 1844 and 1849, when it was burned down on April 25, 1849.

Wikipedia: Place d'Youville (EN)

86 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Pointe-à-Callière

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Pointe-à-Callière Museum is a museum of archaeology and history in Old Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1992 as part of celebrations to mark Montreal's 350th birthday. The museum has collections of artifacts from the First Nations of the Montreal region that illustrate how various cultures coexisted and interacted, and how the French and British empires influenced the history of this territory over the years. The site of Pointe-à-Callière has been included in Montreal’s Birthplace National Historic Site since its designation in 1924.

Wikipedia: Pointe-à-Callière Museum (EN), Website

102 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Pointe-à-Callière: Pavillon de l'Ancienne-Douane

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The Old Custom House is a building in what is now Old Montreal, which served as Montreal's first custom house. The building was completed in 1836, designed by Montreal architect John Ostell in the Palladian revival style. It is a National Historic Site of Canada. It now houses the Pointe-à-Callière Museum's gift shop.

Wikipedia: Old Custom House, Montreal (EN), Website

251 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Notre-Dame Basilica

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Notre-Dame Basilica is a minor basilica of the Catholic Church in the historic Old Montreal district of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. It is located at 110 Notre-Dame Street West, at the corner of Saint Sulpice Street. It is situated next to the Saint-Sulpice Seminary and faces the Place d'Armes square.

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame Basilica (Montreal) (EN)

483 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Centre des sciences de Montréal

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Centre des sciences de MontréalFrankie Roberto from Manchester, UK / CC BY 2.0

The Montreal Science Centre is a science museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on the Quai King-Edward in the Old Port of Montreal. Established in 2000 and originally known as the iSci Centre, the museum changed its name to the Montreal Science Centre in 2002. The museum is managed by the Old Port of Montreal Corporation. The museum is home to interactive exhibitions on science and technology as well as an IMAX theatre.

Wikipedia: Montreal Science Centre (EN), Website

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Old Port

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Old Port

The Old Port of Montreal is the historic port of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located adjacent to Old Montreal, it stretches for over 2 km (1.2 mi) along the Saint Lawrence River. It was used as early as 1611, when French fur traders used it as a trading post.

Wikipedia: Old Port of Montreal (EN)


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