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Dorchester Square

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1555 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3L8, Canada
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This downtown plaza was recently renamed in honor of Lord Dorchester, the governor of British North America in the late 1700s.
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1555 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3L8, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing spot in the city with some beautiful building surrounding the square. Good place for a snowball fight in the winter.

Thank Arjen v
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This pretty little square was a lovely place to sit in the sunshine. There are plenty of benches and a very friendly place with lots of friends sitting and chatting. A great place to stop for a while and watch the world go by.

Thank Colette F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Dorchester Square sits in the middle of Montreal right across the street from Place Canada. It is a beautiful tree covered square with a couple of monuments. We were here at the start of October and the leaves were changing color, adding to the beauty....More

1  Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Dorchester Square is located in the heart of Montreal just a few blocks from Rue Sherbrooke and right next to the Mary Queen of the World Basilica. There is an tourism information location at 1255 Rue Peel where you can catch the Grayline Hop On...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is the smaller of two parks that are across the street from each other near Crescent Street. It was originally a town green, and later a cemetery. In 1851 the bodies were moved to Mount Royal and it became a park. There are four...More

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Nice peaceful space with plenty of seating to rest those weary legs after pounding the streets of Montreal. Whilst resting you can look at the flowers, monuments or stair up at the large building looming over the square. Another pristinely kept area of Montreal.

Thank zdb86
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Near everything, it is a place where one could walk, sit and relax or simply text or read. There are many attractions near-by, shopping and restaurants. The Tourist center is in front of it.

Thank RoxidouNoiro
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We evidently visited on national donut day, and there were Salvation Army volunteers handing out donuts, which was a fun surprise. There were beautiful flowers and plenty of places to sit and rest on benches. It's very clean and peaceful.

Thank mrsfriz
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is good to have a resting moment on this square, looking at its many statues and watching the squirrels burrying nuts.

1  Thank Joop V
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Chill out area in busy area of city. Lots of workers lunching here. Nice and relaxing love watching all the Squirrels which are so tame compared to the ones in the UK. Saw an albino one digging in the flower bed. Two black ones play...More

Thank goodguyjas
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the
Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and
commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship
stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate
headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by
nightfall transforms from a business district into a
youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and
restaurants heavily peopled by students and young
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Betty Q
15 June 2017|
Response from RoxidouNoiro | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not BUT there are many shops around. Enjoy !