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Montreal Botanical Gardens

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
As featured in 3 Days in Montreal and 2 other guides
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Address: 4101 Sherbrooke St. E | (Near Viau), Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
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+1 514-872-1400
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Along with the Biodôme, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan...

Along with the Biodôme, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction.The Montreal Botanical Garden, one of the city's jewels, is recognized as one of the world's greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long.With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frederic Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it's also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty. Located just minutes from downtown Montreal, right near the Biodome and Olympic Park, the Montreal Botanical Garden is a living museum of plants from all over the world. You can also enjoy the Insectarium which is on the Garden's site. Have a great visit!

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Overwhelming beautiful and pleasingly informative greenhouses

A winter visit to the greenhouses of the Montreal Botanical Gardens is a perfect antidote to the winter blues. The greenhouses are extensive, and can be appreciated for their... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A winter visit to the greenhouses of the Montreal Botanical Gardens is a perfect antidote to the winter blues. The greenhouses are extensive, and can be appreciated for their visual beauty alone, but there are also good and low-key educational elements. Definitely worth the time and admission fee (C$20)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Montreal Botanical Gardens is a very large area with a wide variety of plants. If you like nature, walking, and scenery you will love these gardens!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Even though snow is on the ground, had several greenhouses to go through with more than you can imagine species of plants!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to spend the day it is so beautiful and an all day event I love taking visitors there and even go by myself sometimes I take a book and sit and relax . The sculptures of nature amaze me I usually visit 2 x per year.

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This is a beautiful place to enjoy the warmth and beauty in the dead of winter! We just wish the restaurant had been open.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit in Summer! Wonderful exhibitions! A must see for all tourists. Give yourself at least an hour!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With hundreds of thousands of different plant life it's a marvel. Run's through most of the year. Great for pictures. Long walk. Beautiful scenery. It's a must to visit!. I go every year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently there are more and more events held here becoming interesting. Our family joined another one with four kids total visited the Butterfly show. The variety of butterflies were amazing. Most of them are not recognizable to us. Some are so big that we thought they are birds. It's funny to know some of them eat fruits as the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great fun for the whole family the different fish animals even plants like palm trees. It is well laid out and planned it is open all of the year also very educational for all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This world-class botanical garden has wonderful displays of plants from Canada and around the world.

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy concentrated along the convivial bends of Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while blustery weather draws crowds indoors to meat and cheese sellers, spices and truffles stalls, and for regional delicacies such as rare Charlevoix lamb. While the market dictates what's fresh for local restaurateurs, visitors can please more than their palates, taking in the Renaissance architecture and frescos of Madonna della Difesa, the picturesque Rue Saint-Rominique with its cheerful homes and splendid gardens, or the ornamented thoroughfare of Plaza Saint-Hubert.
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