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Since Jan 2013
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Found tucked away in Parc d'Olympique the insectarium suits everyone of all ages. Although the admission is high for large group of people. You will not dissatisfied by the countless live exhibits and may I dare say "insect art". It takes roughly an hour to an hour and a half to see everything.
This wonderful neighbourhood is found in the heart of the city. It is a 5 minute walk from the UQAM Metro station. Although this is in a university area it doesn't feel that way. Best time to enjoy the gay village is when its warm and you can enjoy the patios as Maisonneuve is closed down for the summer. If you are a foodie this is a great area to explore for pasta and cocktails.
Found in the Parc d'Olympique and minutes from the Parc d'Olympique Metro Station. This attraction is ideal for families with younger children. The admission price is reasonable for a small family and is stroller friendly. The layout is unique as different rooms are set up as a different Canadian Habitiat with live animals and artifacts.
This tower is ideal for couples who want to see the Montreal Skyline from above. This building is unique as it ascends 45 degrees instead of the typical 90 degrees. This building was made specifically for the Olympics. Perfect place for photo opportunities.
This areas has numerous attractions within it and it close to the Parc d'Olympique Metro Station and roads. It was originally made for the 1976 Summer Olympics. For tourists there is a multiple attractions pass available. Attractions in the include the Tree Farm, Insectarium, Biodome, Olympic Tower, and the Stadium.
There are 2 things that you find in Anjou. Great Shopping at the Galeries and great food. Di Menna is a hidden gem that has been around for 20+ years. I kid you not, it is Italian food on the next level and a must see. Perfect for couples and special evenings.
When F1 comes around this is a meeting spot for many clubs and what-not. Ideal time to come here is in the Summer and enjoy the patio ans summer festivities at Place' des Art and McGill. This is place is often busy so it is ideal to make reservations. Baton Rouge is found on Rue St. Catherines which had numerous kilometers of shopping and tourists can find the underground mall at Ville Marie.
The F1 race is the Marquis event in Montreal and happens every June at the Curcuit Gilles Villeneuve. However, when there isn't a race going this island is a peaceful green area with park and fountains. Nearby is the LA Ronde Amusement Park, the Biodome, and the Casino. To get here take the Yellow Line Metro to Jean- Drapeau Station. There are bus connection for the Casino.
This Cathedral is found outside of UQAM on Rue St Catherines. Great photo opportunity for history buffs. When there aren't events going on you can go in and take pictures. This is one of instances where you can see the blending of new and old buildings in Montreal.
Located downtown Montreal, enjoy a walk in Old Montreal. There are walking tours available through tour operators. Enjoy walking down the cobblestone streets and appreciating these 400 year old buildings. Horse drawn buggy tours available when weather permitting. You can't say you've seen Montreal until you have gone to Old Montreal.
Rue Ste. Catherine is the place to go shopping, Check out the flagship store for Simon. Here you can find anything from $5 dollar shirts to designer names. There are numerous shops, boutiques and restaurants that dot the many kilometers of Rue Ste. Catherine. If you are looking for the Underground city or the Promenade, you can find the entry in Ville Marie under The Bay or through the Ville Marie Metro. Other place to check out along Rue Catherine is Peel Street or Crescent Street.
If you are looking for somewhere to be awe or a quiet place to job. Check out Old Port in Montreal. It's always interesting to see the large ships in port. Green areas found closer to downtown.
The underground city is Canada's second largest underground shopping Centre (PATH in Toronto has recently become the first). You can gain entry to the Underground City in Ville Marie.
The biosphere was created for the 1969 World Fair and has been and icon of Montreal since. Other area attractions include the casino and La Ronde Amusement Park. This area has numerous trails, fountains and green areas surrounded by the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Multi Level Casino found on Ile Notre Dame. World class restaurants found on the top floor. Numerous parks and green areas around.
A street in Downtown Montreal Montreal dedicated to the Chinese Culture. Tea house and authentic Chinese food found here. Bring a camera and take a picture of the historic Chinatown Arch.
Home of the Original St. Hubert's Chicken. St Denis is unique in which it has boutiques, small markets, and different ethnic restaurants. Cafe Chaos can also be found on St. Denis.
This hotel is a secret of mine for the Montreal Grand Prix. Most prices during the Grand Prix weekend are CAD $1200 but this hotel is only CAD $700. From downtown it is a 10 minute bus ride to Langelier or Radisson Metro Station.Bus stop is one is a 5 minutes walk from the hotel doors. From there it is a 20 minute metro ride downtown. If you are driving this hotel has free sheltered parking with cameras.
This is a great free attraction. Make sure to bring a camera because the views at the top of St. Joseph's are breathtaking. Perfect place for an engagement, picture of the Montreal skyline, and the St. Lawrence River. Inside of St. Joseph's is different as there are numerous stain glass windows and cathedral pipes inside. This attraction is handi-accessible as there are escalators the whole way up. You can find St. Joesph's on the English side of Montreal. There are tons of little bistros and shopping around.
This is the perfect little bar to come to catch up on Sports. There are about 20 TV monitors throughout the bar. The size of the dishes are large and worth the value. Come here in the summer and enjoy drinking on the patio. La Station Des Sports is found in the gay village and is a 5 minute walk from the UQAM Metro Station.
This is the perfect place for speed demons of any age. Past participants here include F1 drivers and Indy drivers. This tracks had been around for year and is a favourite in Quebec. Price is reasonable and there open late on the weekends. Nearby Station De La Savane in the English side of Montreal.
F1 is the marquis event in Montreal. It attracts a crowd of 300,000 people every June. The race is best observed by purchasing grandstand tickets. General admission is cheaper but not the best in terms of viewing as there are limited areas designated for general admission and viewing areas are flat. In past year, those seeking the best general admission areas have crowded the track the at 8AM the day of the race (Race has historically started at 14:00). It is best to book tickets and hotels 90 days in advanced do to the popularity of the event. Grand Prix tickets have historically begun to sell out in April. It is best to purchase a 3 day Metro pass for the duration of the event.There are 2 ways to get to the track on race day 1) the Metro to Jean Drapeau Station 2) Taxi to the Montreal Casino. After the race plan to stay an least an hour after the race as the metro gets jammed. There are buses and taxi available at the Casino. To pass the time enjoy the live entertainment and many restaurants at the casino. In past years there have been an Electronic Dance Festival on the otherside Jean Drapeau for an extra $15.