Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal

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Find somewhere to dine al fresco and see a little of Montreal's history at Place Jacques-Cartier. A characterful entrance to the Old Port, the square is named after the explorer who originally claimed Canada for France in 1535. Parisian style restaurants line the square and local artists stalls and food kiosks often populate the center. Head to the upper end to see Nelson's Column, the oldest monument in the city and the second oldest Nelson's Column in the world. Plan your visit to Place Jacques-Cartier and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Montreal travel itinerary planner.
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  • Conveniently located along with dozens of eateries on what is Montreal's busiest neighborhood in summer. a welcome relief from the heat as well as above-average food awaits the tourist and local...  more »
  • On a Saturday in sept. Very crowded, but still enjoyed, couples families ,single s plenty of outside dining street entertainment,crafters, artist, found to be very safe.no visible presence of...  more »

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