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Address: St-Pierre Street and McGill Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3T1, Canada

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Interesting Historical Streets in Montreal

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Iona B
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 guide tour is free, but one has to make a reservation.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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