Visiting Montréal

Some friends asked for some ideas about visiting my home city. Here are a few touristy suggestions:

Bagels: http://www.stviateurbagel.com/main/

Smoked Meat shop: http://www.schwartzsdeli.com/index_eng.html

Crescent Street: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_Street

Notre Dame Basilica: http://www.basiliquenddm.org/en/

Br André’s Shrine: http://www.saint-joseph.org/en_1001_index.php

Tourist Transit cards (worth it as it gets cold) : http://www.stm.info/english/info/a-cartet.htm

St-Denis Street : http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attraction_Review-g155032-d186673-Reviews-Rue_St_Denis-Montreal_Quebec.html

Pedestrian street for restaurants : http://www.go-montreal.com/areas_princearthur.htm

Old Montreal  : http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/Discover-montreal/Neighbourhoods/Old-Montreal-and-Old-Port

Bar / Music in Old Montreal: http://www.frommers.com/destinations/montreal/N21252.html

Festival of Lights: http://www.montrealenlumiere.com/accueil_en.aspx

Underground city: http://www.rainydaytraveler.com/RainyDayTraveler/Montreal/UndergroundCity.htm

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