is the second largest city in Canada
, located some 10 km to the south-west from Longueuil
, 120 km north of United States border. The capital city Ottawa
is in 220 km to the west. The population of Montreal is about 1,600,100 people (census of 2016). Many people visit Montreal to experience its botanical gardens and historic places.
Airport Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (IATA: YUL) is 20 km away from Montreal and is the closest airport to it.
Interesting places in Montreal
The Montreal Botanical Garden (français. Link=no|Jardin botanique de Montréal) is a large botanical garden in Montreal, Quebec, Canada comprising Шаблон: Convert of thematic gardens and greenhouses. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2008 as it is considered to be one of the most important botanical gardens in the world due to the extent of its collections and facilities.
The Old Port of Montreal (French: Vieux-Port de Montréal) is the historic port of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Located in Old Montreal, it stretches for over two kilometres along the St-Lawrence River in Old Montreal. It was used as early as 1611, when French fur traders used it as a trading post.
The Jacques Cartier Bridge (French: pont Jacques-Cartier) is a steel truss cantilever bridge crossing the Saint Lawrence River from Montreal Island, Montreal, Quebec to the south shore at Longueuil, Quebec, Canada. The bridge crosses Île Sainte-Hélène in the centre of the river, where offramps allow access to the Parc Jean-Drapeau and La Ronde amusement park.
Chalet du Mont-Royal (English.'Mount Royal Chalet') is a building located near the summit of Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The chalet was constructed in 1932 under the mayoralty of Camillien Houde as a make-work project during the Great Depression. The French Beaux Arts structure was designed by Montreal architect Aristide Beaugrand-Champagne (1876-1950).
Notre-Dame Basilica (French: Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal) is a basilica in the historic district of Old Montreal, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The church is located at 110 Notre-Dame Street West, at the corner of Saint Sulpice Street. It is located next to the Saint-Sulpice Seminary and faces the Place d'Armes square.
The Beaver Lake (French: Lac aux Castors) is an artificial basin fitted in 1938 on former swamp located on the Mount Royal, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was designed by architect Frederick Todd.
The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium (French: Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan) is the successor to the Montreal Planetarium, and is located in the Espace pour la Vie, near the Olympic Stadium and the Biodome in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The new installation has two separate theatres as well as exhibits on space and astronomy. It was officially opened in April 2013.
The Montreal Biodome (français.'Biodôme de Montréal') is a facility located in Montreal that allows visitors to walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas. The building was originally constructed for the 1976 Olympic Games as a velodrome. It hosted both track cycling and judo events. Renovations on the building began in 1989 and in 1992 the indoor nature exhibit was opened.
If you have seen everything in Montreal already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:
For pictures of Montreal, take a look at our gallery.