Montreal is the largest city in Canada’s Quebec province and also known as hub communication and trade. This is north America’s number one city for international sports. Also, this is one of the best places to visit in Canda. This is also one of the major shopping cities in Canada full of busy streets, shopping malls, restaurants, coffee shops, and lots of other things. The special thing is Montreal hosted the Summer Olympics in 1976. Here are the best places to visit in Montreal.
Mount Royal is a small mountain in Downtown Montreal and it is the largest green space in the city. There is a 200-hectares park including walking track and lots of outdoor activities and also this is the popular recreation spot in the city. The name ‘Montreal’ also made with this mountain name Mount-Royal. You can see the best view of the full city from the top Mount Royal.
02. Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
Old Montreal is the most popular tourist spot and also one of the places to visit in Montreal city. This looks like an attractive old french colony and there are boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and a few kitsch souvenir shops that lined in streets. This is an ideal place to take a walk in city streets and taste some street foods.
03. Notre-Dame Basilica
Notre-Dame Basilica is the oldest church in Montreal founded in 1656 and this is a must-visit attraction in Montreal city. The interior of the basilica was designed by Victor Bourgeau and this looks the same as the original Notre-Dame Cathedral of Paris. This is one of the best places to visit in Montreal City. You can take a 20-minutes tour to visit the church and it charges separately as an entrance fee and also you can take a one-hour tour that gives more historical information and access to private areas, including the second balcony and crypt.
04. Montreal Botanical Garden
This garden was founded in 1931 and running for 190 acres. This is a large Botanical Garden in Montreal and Considered to be one of the world’s most prestigious collections of plant life for its variety of species. specially outdoor garden is consists of beautiful Japanese and Chinese gardens and also with lots of other plant varieties.
05. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
This is the oldest museum in Canada and one of the best places to visit in Montreal. There is a superb collection of Asian, African, Islamic arts and as well’s from the north and south America. Also, there is an outstanding collection of World Cultures and Mediterranean Archaeology total nearly 10,000 objects. Don’t forget to visit here if you are an art lover.
06. Olympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium is also one of the best places to visit in Montreal which Built for the 1976 Summer Olympics. This is a multi-purpose stadium which is one of the most valuable structures in the city, and nowadays this is home to Montreal former baseball team. Stadium is just a part of Olympic park complex which is a large recreational area.
07. Underground City
Underground City is a network of tunnels which is around 20 miles in totals with a collection of cafes, shopping malls, restaurants, museums, metro stations, and many other things. This is a little bit difficult to navigate to visitors as well as locals but one of the best places to visit in Montreal city. This is kind of an underground world in which nearly half a million use this every day. the whole network in Air-conditioned in summer and heated in winter.