MONTREAL


Montreal is a surprise package for globetrotters. Situated in North America, this Canadian city seems to be chunk off the French mainland. The reason for such a dual cultural identity lies in the fact that it is one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world. Sway to the sultry sounds of a jazz club, or brood over a drink at one of the night lounges, it is Montreal for you. The liberal social life of this city and carefree life style of the inhabitants have gained them the tag of one of North America's "Sin Cities". Today, Montreal is the second largest city in Canada and is a cultural, commercial, financial, and industrial centre of the country. From restaurants serving ethnic foods to luxurious hotels with opulent interiors, Montreal is a city oozing with thousands of flavours.


Jacque Cartier Bridge

Situated on Montreal Island, the city of the same name is surrounded by St. Lawrence River and Rivière des Prairies. During the nineteenth century Montreal emerged as the largest city in British North America and the undisputed economic and cultural centre of Canada. Hosting of Expo ‘67 and the Summer Olympics in 1976 further enhanced its financial and social relevance. Then on, it has nestled many international seminars and conferences in its premises. Naturally, the bed and breakfasts and rented houses of the city are always open for the swelling business tribe. Montreal's favourable economic conditions are reflected in its infrastructure that includes an excellent metro system and other transportation systems. The city provides accommodations to a teeming million of people. Montreal is a playground for all sorts of adventures, with a diverse range of sports and open-air activities for everyone. You can find ‘apartments for rent’ hoardings at frequent intervals in the city that have come up to accommodate the tourists who pour in during the famous Jazz Festival of Montreal.


Montreal by night


City Hall


Saint Joseph's Oratory


Skyline


Mary Queen of the World Cathedral


Olympic Stadium


 

 

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