About Montreal

Montreal pleases visitors with its Old World charm, North American energy, and plurality of cultures. It is both romantically traditional and amazingly innovative – the variety of architectural styles, especially downtown and in the Old Port area, is a major attraction for tourists.

Nicknamed “the city of a hundred bell towers”, Montreal is famous for its churches such as Saint Joseph’s Oratory (with the largest dome of its kind in the world after that of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome) and Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. Montreal has 350 parks and because of its Underground City (La ville souterraine) Montreal is often referred to as “Two Cities in One.”

Montreal’s diverse communities make every neighborhood look different, and also contribute to the city’s culinary landscape. Montreal’s unique selection of restaurants, cafes, and pubs attracts visitors from all over the world.

We’d like to welcome you to Montreal – to find out more about our city and its many amenities, please go to www.tourisme-montreal.org/

We look forward to spending time with you!