Magical is the right word that describes the beauty of Montreal, a city in the Canadian province of Quebec which is also the second largest city in the country as well. The engaging cosmopolitan character of the city is an attraction in itself. Friendly, safe, beautiful, laced with modern amenities and urban sophistication is few among its many attributes which makes it a worthy destination to visit.
Here are Few Best Things To Do in Montreal:
The Montreal Insectarium
It is a unique place to visit and one of the most popular tourist attractions of Montreal. It is largest insectariums in North America that features large quantity of insects from all around the world both live and dead. If creepy-crawlies are your thing, then you‘ll surely enjoy this place where even the most adventurous can even taste some of the critters. The Insectarium release hundreds of monarch butterflies raised in captivity each year since 1994, to study and track their migration.
The Underground City
The residents of Montreal can escape traffic congestions and harsh winter weather by ducking underground and taking advantage of La Ville Souterraine which has shopping malls, banks, hotels, subway, bus stations and even event arenas to host various events. With 32 kilometers of tunnels linking different buildings, the city under pavement is truly spectacular and represents an urban planning achievement which is both convenient and efficient.
Old Montreal is one of Montreal’s top attractions. Once a fortified city it is now a safe and vibrant community of hotels, restaurants, and boutiques, rich in 17th and 18th-century charm which makes it truly unique in North America. It is decked with several amazing attractions that you just can’t afford to miss like Montreal’s Museum of Archaeology and History.The Point Calliere Museum which explores the history of Montreal through archaeological studies and artifacts and Norte Dame Basilica, which was completed in 1829 offers a unique light and sound show that recounts the history of Old Montreal.
If you want to treat your eyes with visual spectacle then don’t miss a visit to Olympic Stadium which was built for 1976 Summer Olympics. The stadium includes the tallest inclined structure in the world, a tower that stands 583 feet and built at an angle of 45 degrees. To enjoy a spectacular panorama of the city, you can ride in a funicular up to the observation deck at the top of the building which is truly majestic. To capture all this beauty and alluring attractions of Canada, book multi-city flights to Canada and enjoy a most cherished holiday of your life.
Food That Suits Every Appetite and Budget
Just like French, the people of this city is known for their elegant style and city offers retail destination to match. Starts from Eaton Centre Mall downtown and then wander west on Rue Sainte- Catherine and pop on various fashion houses, boutiques, and departmental stores to enjoy big deals.
All seasons bring a wide variety of activities and events. If you visit it in winters then indulge in winter sports, sugar shacks and maple syrup tasting and if you are in Montreal in warmer months then enjoy leisure walks, strolls at its various outdoor markets, biking around the city, enjoy hiking trails and lots of outdoor activities. All the year round festivals and great food is always your companion no matter what ever the season may be. Great infrastructure, original venues and wide range of accommodation options caters every taste and budget makes it a hot spot tourist destination to visit and enjoy your holidays. So Catch Your flights to Montreal and be ready for surprises.