The Montreal sightseeing map shows all tourist places and points of interest of Montreal. This tourist attractions map of Montreal will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of Montreal in Quebec - Canada. The Montreal tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Tourism is an important industry in Montreal. The city welcomed 14 million tourists in 2005 as you can see in Montreal tourist map. Like the province of Quebec , visitors to Montreal come from around the world, most of them from the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Japan. 39,000 jobs in Montreal were generated by the tourism industry in 2005. Crescent Street in Downtown Montreal is popular among tourists. Throughout the summer, it features various street fairs and festivals. Among locals, Crescent Street is known better for its many clubs and bars. Saint-Laurent Boulevard and the surrounding Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood, are also well known for their nightlife, with many bars, nightclubs and restaurants.
Montreal, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourism Montreal latest statistics confirm that the city enjoyed a strong summer for tourism in 2019. International tourist numbers increased 5% compared with 2018. More specifically, the city attracted 20% more visitors from Mexico, 14% more from Germany and 10% more from France as its shown in Montreal tourist map. Meanwhile, the number of American tourists entering Québec grew 3%. The influx of visitors is supported by the 90 direct flights connecting Montréal to international destinations. Tourism Montreal is projecting that the city will record a 2.1% overall increase in tourism for the year as a whole. The various attractions in the Old Port of Montreal saw their traffic numbers skyrocket nearly 26%. Lune Rouge PY1 Pyramid and Cirque du Soleil Alegría show were the most popular attractions in the area.
Montreal saw an increase in tourism in 2017 based on Tourism Montreal latest annual report. Over 11.1 million tourists visited Montreal in 2017, a 5.1 per cent increase from 2016. Tourists spent 9.7 per cent more compared to last year, spending more than $4 billion on business and leisure in the city. Tourism Montreal states that Montreal was listed as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada last year. Over 18.2 million people flew through Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport, which represented an increase of 9.5 per cent total passengers since 2016 and a growth of 13.5 per cent in international passenger volumes for 2017 as its mentioned in Montreal tourist map. Tourism Montreal report also showed growth in terms of business tourism.
The Montreal attractions map shows the main monuments, museums and parks of Montreal. This tourist places map of Montreal will allow you to easily plan your visits of tourist attractions of Montreal in Quebec - Canada. The Montreal attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Old Montreal is tourist central in Montreal. The area is home to a remarkable concentration of buildings dating from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries and has the delightful feel of a Parisian-style quarter. Its many historic sites, streets, and landmarks are easily explored on foot. Of the many things to do here, the attractions are visiting the Notre-Dame Basilica, strolling down Rue Saint-Paul, wandering around Bonsecours Market, and enjoying the open-air gathering space of Place Jacques-Cartier as you can see in Montreal attractions map. As you wander around Old Montreal, you will most likely end up in the lively area by the Saint Lawrence River known as the Old Port (Vieux-Port). Here, you will find plenty of things to do, from riding the giant Ferris wheel or climbing the famous clock tower, right through to screaming down a zipline that descends from dizzying heights across open stretches of water. Mont-Royal rises 233 meters above the city and is the green lung near the city center. A stroll through this lovely park enables the visitor to see monuments to Jacques Cartier and King George VI, to spend some time by Lac-aux-Castors, and to have a look at the cemeteries on the western slope where the city different ethnic groups have rested in peace together for centuries.
High above the city in the grounds that hosted the 1976 Summer Olympic Games, Parc Maisonneuve (Pie IX Metro) is the site of Montreal wonderfully imaginative botanical garden. The diverse plants are grown in 30 themed gardens and 10 exhibition greenhouses, so a wide range of climates are represented. Outdoor gardens include the beautiful Japanese and Chinese gardens, as well as those devoted to alpine, aquatic, medicinal, shade, useful, and even toxic plants. Founded in 1656, Montreal oldest church, Notre-Dame Basilica as its shown in Montreal attractions map, stands in a far grander incarnation than the original. The twin towers of the neo-Gothic façade face Place d'Armes. The intricate and resplendent interior was designed by Victor Bourgeau. Attractions are the magnificent carved pulpit by sculptor Louis-Philippe Hébert (1850-1917), the 7,000-pipe organ by the Casavant Frères firm, and the stained-glass windows portraying scenes from the founding of Montreal.
The Oratoire Saint-Joseph, near the western exit from Mount Royal Park, is dedicated to Canada patron saint. It is a mecca for pilgrims, with its huge Renaissance-style domed basilica dating to 1924. Île Sainte-Hélène (named after the wife of Samuel de Champlain) and the artificial island of Notre-Dame were the site of Expo 67. They are now known as Parc Jean Drapeau and have many family-minded attractions. The Musée des Beaux Arts is the oldest museum in Canada and houses vast collections of painting, sculpture, and new media. Its outstanding collections of World Cultures and Mediterranean Archaeology total nearly 10,000 objects, and there are excellent collections of African, Asian, and Islamic art, as well as art from North and South America. At one corner of Place Royale in Vieux-Montreal is the Pointe-à-Callière as its mentioned in Montreal attractions map, now marked by a striking modern building housing a museum of archaeology and history. Place Royale was the center of life in Montreal early and colonial days, where the market and parade ground were located until later government buildings displaced them.