The oldest existing building in the city of Montreal, erected between 1684 and 1687, this seminary stands as a testament to ... More
The oldest existing building in the city of Montreal, erected between 1684 and 1687, this seminary stands as a testament to the Sulpician nuns, under whose stewardship the fledgling province of Quebec developed. Designed by François Dollier de Casson, salient features include the field-stone walls, lush gardens and the oldest church clock on the continent, itself a striking piece of work. The building is a sober piece of work, more an artifact of colonial pragmatism than a religious monument.
This church, designed by Quebec architect Victor Bourgeau and built between 1870 and 1894, is an exact one third replica
of St Peter's Basilica in Rome. Set among the bleak skyscrapers of downtown, it makes a particularly striking sight. ...
The cultural and social heart of the western Plateau , this beautiful park is centered around a magnificent fountain. The
textbook Montreal architecture surrounding it is among the most coveted in the city, and singer/poet Leonard Cohen is said ...
This museum and exhibition hall is dedicated to raising environmental and ecological awareness among its visitors. Housed in the world's
largest geodesic dome, which is one of few remaining structures from the Expo's, it offers four levels of guided ...