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Sights and shrines of Montreal

a guide book for strangers and a hand book for all lovers of historic spots and incidents

by Lighthall, W. D.

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Grafton in Montreal .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. illus., pl., plan.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24445181M

The iconic dome atop the mountain Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is one of the world’s great Catholic basilicas Montréal’s majestic Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal is a designated National Historic Site of Canada and one of the world’s great Catholic basilicas. Saint André of Montréal, known locally as Brother André, began construction in to honour . #48 of Sights & Landmarks in Montreal “ What a great restored mansion and tour, with tremendous depth of history and knowledge imparted by a very modern and high-tech electronic tablet that produces helpful/useful audio for each room on the tour.

Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Montreal: A record of Canadian historical portraits and antiquities exhibited by the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Montreal 15th September [electronic resource]: in commemoration of the th year of the foundation of Montreal / ([Montreal: s.n., ]), also by Archibald Chaussegros de Léry. Montreal is also a popular travel destination due to numerous medieval buildings and religious shrines. The most famous landmarks here are Notre Dame Church, Palace of Justice, St. Josef Chapel, Saint George’s Church, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Finally, Ramezay Castle is considered the most beautiful building of the 18th century in the city.

Once aboard, you will be treated to views of riverside sights such as the Old Port of Montréal, La Ronde amusement park (the second-largest such park in Canada) and Biodôme de Montréal. If You Go to Montreal. Montréal Tourism Read more helpful articles on travel in Montreal and travel in : Goworld. Few churches in North America are as wow-inducing as Notre-Dame. Everything about the Gothic Revival–style church, which opened in , seems designed to make you gasp—from the .


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] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest in Montreal, Canada. About Montreal: The French-speaking city of Montreal has a rich Catholic history. With so many churches, it lived up to its nickname of “La ville aux cent clochers” (The City of a Hundred Bell Towers).

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The Montreal-based gallery features pieces from Europe and North America and also operates as a silkscreen print shop.

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Details *. Discover the best attractions in Montréal, Canada. Downtown Lachine Canal, Little Burgundy & the Southwest Little Italy, Mile End & Outremont Old Montréal Parc Jean-Drapeau Plateau Mont-Royal & the Northeast Rue St-Denis & the Village. Jane McLean is an Ontario-based travel writer who has covered Canada for more than 10 years.

Once a fortified city, Old Montreal is today a safe and vibrant community of hotels, restaurants, boutiques, rich in 17th & 18th history and charm - truly unique in North America.

Old Montreal has plenty of things to do and can be explored easily in a Author: Jane Mclean. The Old Port area is the perfect place from which to explore historic Montreal by boat. Spa fans will also find a floating spa in this area not far from the clock tower.

On summer evenings, it's Author: Sherel Purcell. "Like many grand works of Christian architecture, the nave is full of statuary, stained-glass windows, and carvings depicting episodes from Christ's life and the early days of the church and the saints." "Exquisite craftsmanship everywhere, from the rich wood to the gild and blue celing, from the sepia tinted paintings to little alcoves with shrines and an awe inspiring altar.".

This foot hill from which Montreal got its name is the largest of the city's parks. Towering over central Montreal (and accessible from the Green Line's Peel métro station or the Orange Line.

#29 of Sights & Landmarks in Montreal “ The structure is so interesting and the history and fun facts our tour guid had enhanced the tour, I highly recommend ” “ Our incredible tour guide, Charlotte, explained the history of the buildings, the architectural structure and many other things related to background.

Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest in Canada. The French missionaries left an indelible impression upon Eastern Canada first, and then farther west, despite the many difficulties and martyrdoms suffered at the hands of the native peoples.

As we approach the city of Montreal you see off in the distance St. Joseph’s Oratory, which grew from a small chapel on beautiful Mount Royal to the premier Shrine dedicated to St. Joseph, and one of the world’s most visited shrines.

Montreal is rich with culture and offers plenty for is an unending list of things to do in Montreal, both for those interesting in cultural or historical tourism as well as those just looking to kick back and enjoy the sights.

Shopping in Montreal. Montreal has a European chic and sophistication that makes for great : Jane Mclean. Montréal is a big, busy, exhilarating city, with so much to see and do.

To give you some ideas and inspiration for your next trip to Montréal, explore the many “moments” you can live in the city. Think of them as bite-sized snacks of information to whet your appetite for the big buffet of choices you have when you get here.

The more you.Visit historic Old Montreal, City Hall, Place Jacques Cartier, Notre Dame Basilica (admission extra), Olympia Park built for the summer Olympic games with an optional visit to the tallest inclined tower, the Montreal Observatory Tower (admission extra), Mount Royal Park where you will have a panoramic view of the downtown area and the river.See the historical sights of Old Montreal, a.k.a.

Vieux-Montréal, on a 2-hour private walking tour. Following a private guide, you'll learn about the city's history, which dates back toas you visit attractions such as Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Place .