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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Top Historical Montreal landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Montreal.
#1 of 5 Historical Places in Montreal | Added 31648 times in trip plans
110 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal, QC H2Y 1T2, Canada
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
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 convert to Catholicism on his deathbed, and was granted the privilege of being the sole person to be buried in it’s crypt. It’s Gothic Reviva...
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St-Antoine St south to the St Lawrence River | Bleury St east to St-Denis St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B2, Canada (Ville-Marie)
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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, musicians and artist entertain those on their way to some upscale restaurants and art galleries. At the Old Fort Waterfront you might visit the Labyr...
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 alike flock here for panoramic views, jogging, cycling and picnicking. In the winter, its the best spot around bring out the skis and the toboggans.S...
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1297 Chemin de la Foret | Outremont, Montreal, Quebec H2V 2P9, Canada
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 shady and the animals are colorful. Apart from over 145 bird species living in and around the range incorporating sells, owls and mockingbirds, lucky g...
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Berri St east to Papineau St, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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 total coverage of almost two kilometres, making it the largest gay centre in North America based on area.
In the past, this used to be a poor working clas...