Montreal is told to be the most European of the Canadian cities. Indeed the old city is a potpourri of modern time and French style buildings, the latter mostly under renovation… therefore looking even older…

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In the old town, at the corner between the Basilica Notre-Dame de Montréal and the modern district.

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Riverside (Saint Lawrence) walk with somewhat ancient skylines.

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Montreal downtown under construction, from in- and outside

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The strong Catholic presence in Montreal: sacred and profane.

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