Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Montreal, Canada


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 8 km
Ascend 149 m
Descend 205 m

Explore Montreal in Canada with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in MontrealIndividual Sights in Montreal

Sight 1: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

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Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Church is a Roman Catholic church in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located at 5333 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Avenue in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce on the western flank of Mount Royal. Its construction was completed in 1853.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Montréal) (FR)

1925 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 2: Shaar Hashomayim

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Shaar Hashomayim

Congregation Shaar Hashomayim is an Ashkenazi synagogue in Westmount, Quebec. Incorporated in 1846, it is the oldest Ashkenazi synagogue in Canada and the largest traditional synagogue in Canada.

Wikipedia: Congregation Shaar Hashomayim (EN), Website

622 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: Westmount Park

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Westmount Park

Westmount Park is a public park in Westmount, Quebec, Canada. It is located on Sherbrooke Street West.

Wikipedia: Westmount Park (EN)

682 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Saint-Léon de Westmount

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The Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount is a Roman Catholic church located in Westmount, Quebec at 4311 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West. Built in 1901, the church was designed by well known Montreal architect Georges-Alphonse Monette and decorated by Guido Nincheri from 1901 to 1903, using the wet plaster buon fresco technique. Designed in the Romanesque Revival style, and featuring an Italianate façade with bell tower, the Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1997 and plaqued in 1999.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint-Léon-de-Westmount (EN)

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: Temple Emanuel El Beth Shalom

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Temple Emanuel El Beth Shalom

Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom, Westmount is a Reform synagogue in Westmount, Quebec. The syngagoue is the oldest Liberal or Reform synagogue in Canada, incorporated on March 30, 1883, and is the only Reform congregation in Quebec.

Wikipedia: Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom (EN), Website

1268 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 6: Canadian Centre for Architecture

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The Canadian Centre for Architecture is a museum of architecture and research centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located at 1920, rue Baile, between rue Fort and rue Saint-Marc in what was once part of the Golden Square Mile. Today, it is considered to be located in the Shaughnessy Village neighbourhood of the borough of Ville-Marie.

Wikipedia: Canadian Centre for Architecture (EN), Website

816 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 7: St. Jax Montréal

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St. Jax Montréal Jeangagnon / CC BY-SA 3.0

St Jax Montréal is an Anglican church located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Its address is at 1439 Sainte-Catherine Street West.

Wikipedia: St Jax Montréal (EN), Website

369 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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The Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, MBAM is an art museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the largest art museum in Canada by gallery space. The museum is located on the historic Golden Square Mile stretch of Sherbrooke Street west.

Wikipedia: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (EN), Url

796 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: Lafontaine House

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The Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine House in Montreal was where Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine resided from 1849 until his death in 1864.

Wikipedia: Maison Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine (Montréal) (FR)

690 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 10: Dorchester Square

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Dorchester Square, originally Dominion Square, is a large urban square in downtown Montreal. Together with Place du Canada, the area is just over 21,000 m2 (230,000 sq ft) or 2.1 ha of manicured and protected urban parkland bordered by René Lévesque Boulevard to the south, Peel Street to the west, Metcalfe Street to the east and Dorchester Square Street to the north. The square is open to the public 24 hours a day and forms a focal point for pedestrian traffic in the city. Until the creation of Place du Canada in 1967, the name "Dominion Square" had been applied to the entire area.

Wikipedia: Dorchester Square (EN)

227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Cenotaph

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Cenotaph Jean Gagnon / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Cenotaph is a public monument in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, commemorating the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War.

Wikipedia: Cenotaph (Montreal) (EN)


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