With a transformation that started with Expo '67, Montreal's Old Port area has gone from an eyesore to a spectacular ... More
Old Port of Montreal
With a transformation that started with Expo '67, Montreal's Old Port area has gone from an eyesore to a spectacular year-round playground for residents and tourists alike. Winter months are as active as the milder seasons (if not more so), and are marked by ice sculptures, skating and a living nativity scene. Tack on the IMAX Theatre and the iSci and it is easy to see why the Old Port draws millions. Most people come down via the Metro system but there is limited parking on site.
It was a bit more affordable when the exchange rate was in my favor, but still well worth the trip and the visit! It's very much like Portsmouth, NH - a seaport town, very quaint, very full of esthetic flavor!
I visiting montreal in summer 2003 and the old port was one of the best place i visiting in my travel in Canada. Also, i did a amazing jet boat tours, directly from the old port. That was a real surprise for me to discovert this attraction. If you visit Montreal, don't mis this jet boat ride. Brillant!!!
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Once one of Canada's most important train stations, this magnificent 1889 structure is now used strictly for local commuter trains.
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