The second of two parts. Old Montreal, is the city’s oldest section.
The historic district, accessible from the Place-d’Armes metro station, is characterized by steep hills and its cobblestoned streets will challenge even the most avid of walkers.
“The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to.” ― Alain de Botton
Do not let that deter you as its main attractions―Bonsecours Market, Cirque du Soleil, Notre-Dame Basilica and myriad restaurants and shops―will easily occupy an entire day, if not more.
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