Montreal Sites

By: Sharon White
South of Place Jacques Cartier is Old Port where one hundred berths and five container terminals spread along twenty five kilometers of shoreline along with a water front district of tourist attractions. Also of interest to the tourist in Montreal is Olympic Park featuring the famous Olympic Stadium with the world tallest inclined tower at one hundred and seventy five meters. The Montreal Casino is a hot spot since its opening in 1993 and La Ronde which is the city amusement park and is located on Ile Ste-Helene. Montreal is also a city of arts and culture.

Among the many worthy and famous galleries and museums is the world renowned Musee des beaux arts (Fine Arts Museum). This is the city main art gallery with an extensive collection of more than twenty five thousand items. Quite fittingly the Canadian Center for Architecture is also located in Montreal. Beautiful Saint Joseph Oratory is imposing by night with its lighted cross and impressive shining dome. The Quebec province first casino called Montreal Casino was opened in 1993 in the modern French Pavilion from Expo 1967.

North of Montreal is the capital of Quebec called Quebec City. Quebec City is one of the most visited destinations in the country and the heart of French Canada. The city sits on a cliff, Cap DiamantHealth Fitness Articles, overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. It serves asa vital port and is dripping with enchanting history and charm. Most attractions are located in the old walled city area. It is divided into Upper and Lower Towns. The entire section is a UN World Heritage Site.

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