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Place d'Armes

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Between St-Jacques St and Notre-Dame St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
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This major plaza in Old Montreal, built in the 17th century, once served as the training grounds for the military.
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Between St-Jacques St and Notre-Dame St, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place d'Armes is a really interesting and beautiful place with Notre Dame towering over it. Read up on the history of the place to give it more significance. A lot of important battles and meetings between Europeans and Indians went on here. The square seemed...More

Thank Colby K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the start point to visit the Old Port. My reason? well in just one block from metro station Place d'Armes (same name) in the Palais des Congres. Well is one block uphill but don't worry easily to walk, at the place you will...More

Thank MasterGeorge8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place d'Armes is immediately in front of the Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal and accordingly is very busy. I loved the various sculptures around the square. The buskers were very good. Lots of little coffee shops surrounded the square. Great place to soak up the local...More

Thank sanchdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy place during the day. A quiet area with benches and musicians in evening. Right in front the Cathedral in old Montreal, walking distance to convention center or chinatown or old port. Perfect for tourists but as resident here i still enjoy the quiet...More

Thank worldtour101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some much in this area Notre Dame. Shops and lots of places to learn about the history of Montreal. The statue in the square is really special, it is accurately designed.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This cobble stone square is surrounded by historical architecture representing the arc of Montreal's growth through the centuries. The city's oldest building, the Vieux Seminaire de St-Sulpice, built between 1684-1687 is surrounded by old stone walls, but not opened to visitors. The Basillica of Notre...More

1  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We could have stayed here hours just taking it all in. The Monument tells a story. From her you also have a great view of Notre Dame, as well as the "First sky scraper of Montreal" its a bit yellow in colour with a small...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 19 November 2017

In the center of the city . Lots of shops . Right out out of the metro ,even in cold weather you dont need to get out on the street .

Thank figueroamayelin03
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is an area where you can listen to live music and unscripted theatre. That is, people watching here can be turned into an art form. Your visit to Montreal and the Basilica puts you right in the square. Hang around for an hour or...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great photo opportunity. Lights on the Bascillica, fountain, trees and on the side of buildings they project short videos. We passed through several times to get to and from out hotel and there was always someone playing music.

Thank melemike
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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17 April 2017|
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Response from AnnBertschin | Reviewed this property |
Most of the parking near the Basilica is street, parallel parking. Also, I know there was at least one small lot a block from the Basilica.