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Place d'Youville

St-Pierre Street and McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3T1, Canada
+1 514-842-9411
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Not only a park and a few benches - Historic events occured there

Above where use to be the St-Pierre River, sits Place d’Youville. • Historical site it is... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
JLC-mtl2015
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Montreal, Canada
Interesting Historical Streets in Montreal

A tree lined avenue with restored historical buildings flanked by the walls which were built... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Iona B
,
Sydney, Australia
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LOCATION
St-Pierre Street and McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3T1, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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+1 514-842-9411
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Above where use to be the St-Pierre River, sits Place d’Youville. • Historical site it is where: o the first boats landed o In this place you can find also the Monument of the Pioneers (obelisk) (Monument aux Pionniers) that makes tributes to the founders...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A tree lined avenue with restored historical buildings flanked by the walls which were built 1717-38 .Easily walked and close to many other historical attractions.

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Marie-Marguerite d'Youville lived in this place between 1747 and 1771. She was founder of the Grey Nuns, helped the poor with shelter and food, and donated money to the hospital. The Sisters of Charity kept the house almost in its original state. Admittance with a...More

1  Thank Joop V
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you live in US or other area in Canada, want to have an European vacation, old Montreal is a good choice. Check the weather before you go.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 30 June 2014

A nice museum that showed the history of Montreal in a self guided tour. It was a nice break and for lovers of history a good stop.

Thank rockcole
Reviewed 15 May 2013

This is a must in every tour of the Old Montreal. Ranging from Mc Gill to Pointe a Calliere, the Place d'Youville is a perfect place to sip a coffee, sitting on a bench, watching the old stones and people passing by.

1  Thank Jacques H
Reviewed 26 May 2012

As we were walking about we found a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by.we found the Youville stables which shows how the area was

1  Thank Mary38677
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