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Montreal

Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second-largest in Canada. Its name comes from Mount Royal Hill located in the city's main park. Stroll through the beautiful streets of Old Montreal, a historic district founded in 1642. There you can admire the picturesque 17th-century architecture of the buildings and the Notre-Dame Basilica. Step down into the RESO, an impressive underground city that is the world's largest tunnel complex, featuring subway lines, offices, restaurants, and many shops. If you are a culture lover, you will find your happiness in Montreal! The city has more than 40 museums and offers a rich cultural agenda, with a hundred events each year.
Montreal

FAQs for Montreal

  • What is the official language of Montreal?
    French is the official language and Montreal is the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. It is also considered a bilingual city, as English is very present today.

  • What is Maple Taffy?
    Maple Taffy is a maple syrup lollipop. The syrup is boiled, then poured directly into the snow before being rolled with a stick into a lollipop. This dessert is traditional in the Quebec region and is very consumed in winter.

  • How long is the RESO?
    Montreal's underground pedestrian network is 32 kilometers (20 miles) long. The RESO is very useful during winter when temperatures can drop below -20°C (-22 F).

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