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A city of murals

Montréal and its river

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Located at the eastern tip of the island of Montréal and bounded by the Saint Lawrence River and the Rivière des Prairies, the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles (RDP-PAT) offers a uniquely enjoyable natural environment and public amenities unlike any...


Countless surprises await you in the streets and parks of Ville-Marie and its different neighbourhoods: murals, artworks, art installations, flower mosaics, pedestrian-only streets, and cooling oases in the heart of downtown.

Whether it’s in the Quartier des Spectacles,...


Since it became the world’s first city to get a geotourism designation by the National Geographic Society, Montréal has been rolling out initiatives in line with this prestigious status.

A city in full economic bloom, strongly committed to sustainable development, Montr...


You’ve seen them on street corners, in alleyways, at the entrance to neighbourhoods like Chinatown, or even from Mount Royal, like the one created in memory of Leonard Cohen. But did you know that the city is home to over 100 murals like these?

Driven by the efforts of...


Montréal’s history is inseparable from the river that runs through it. The Saint Lawrence has borne witness to the arrival of the first explorers, the development of agriculture, and the growth of industry along its shores. In fact, it was because of that industrial de...

When Jacques Cartier first set foot on the island of Montreal in 1535, could he have imagined that this location 1600 km from the Atlantic Ocean would one day be home to a world-class seaport?

In 1611, a fur-trading post was established on the site. The port was th...


Like a jewel set in the heart of Place D’Youville, a charming Flemish-style fire station built in 1903 is now home to a museum that offers you the keys to discovering and understanding the history of Montréal and its residents.

The Centre d’histoire de Montréal is celeb...


It’s finally underway! Two years after the project was announced, work on the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project officially started on April 12, 2018, with a groundbreaking ceremony near Central Station, in the Griffintown district.

This new metro network will i...


With two million visitors each year, Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is Montréal’s most visited site. Tourists, pilgrims, music lovers and the Catholic faithful come to attend masses at this iconic location, the third-largest Catholic basilica in the world.

This s...


Montréal is an amazing city that draws its strength and vitality from its many different neighbourhoods and their unique and varied identities. Local life isn’t limited to the major thoroughfares — more and more activities are taking place in smaller, more intimate str...

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