Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Montreal

Montreal is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Montreal one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Montreal is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Montreal or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Montreal. Explore the historical monuments of Montreal with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Montreal guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Montreal page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Montreal with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Notre-dame Basilica

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Notre-dame Basilica

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: 110 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal, QC H2Y 1T2, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The basilica shares an intimate legend with her architect. Irish-American James O’Donnel, who designed the building from the ground up, was so overcome by his own creation that he decided to con...Read more

  2. Mont Royal Cemetery

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Mont Royal Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: 1297 Chemin de la Foret | Outremont, Montreal, Quebec H2V 2P9, Canada

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of Canada's and conceivably around North America's most staggering cemeteries, the Mount Royal Cemetery is prime strolling ground. The graves are beautiful, the paths are peaceful, the trees are s...Read more

  3. Old Montreal

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Old Montreal

    Tags: Art Gallery, Watch Tower, Walking Area, War Memorial

    Address: St-Antoine St south to the St Lawrence River | Bleury St east to St-Denis St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B2, Canada (Ville-Marie)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    There’s a lot of France here, in the oldest area of Montreal. It’s buildings date back to the 17th century, but it’s the culture here that entances you. At the Place Jacques Cartier,...Read more

  4. Le Village

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Le Village

    Tags: Walking Area, Dine In, Entertainment, Street Food

    Address: Berri St east to Papineau St, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Village runs more or less from De Lorimier Street to St-Hubert Street on Saint Catherine Street, and between Rene Levesque Boulevard on Amherst Street and Sherbrooke Street. The area covers a tota...Read more

  5. Mount Royal

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Mount Royal

    Tags: Mountain, Walking Area, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: 1260, Chemin Remembrance, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1A2, Canada

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The city derives its name from this hill. At a little over two hundred metres high, and immediately to the west of Montreal, it’s a much loved recreation spot. Tourists and residents of the city...Read more

  6. Montreal City Hall

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Montreal
    Montreal City Hall

    Tags: Hall

    Address: 275 Notre-Dame St E, Montreal, QC H2Y 1C6, Canada

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Montreal City Hall is a five storey building which is now used as the office of local government. The construction process was started in 1872 and finished in 1878 and was done by architects Alexander...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Montreal

  • Old Montreal Ghost Walking Tour
    Old Montreal Ghost Walking Tour 59 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Immerse yourself in the dark side of Old Montreal on this exciting ghost hunt or ghost walk. After night falls, follow your g...

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  • Tur Malka: Montreal Jewish Neighborhood Walking Tour
    Tur Malka: Montreal Jewish Neighborhood Walking Tour 1 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    This 2-hour walking tour explores how Jews in Montreal interpreted the cultural and geographic conditions they faced and the ...

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