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Bank of Montreal (Banque de Montreal)

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A Monumental Building

The building itself is impressive and rivals a State Capitol Building. There’s also a small free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helotes, Texas
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Beautiful Architecture next to Place d'Armes

We visited the Bank of Montreal while touring Montreal. The edifice is an imposing structure... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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The oldest bank in Canada is housed in a lavish architectural landmark that is beautiful both inside and out.
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119 St-Jacques St. West | Near St-Sulpice, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1L6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The building itself is impressive and rivals a State Capitol Building. There’s also a small free museum inside. The square out a front is casual and relaxing. Definitely take ten minutes and see inside.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Bank of Montreal while touring Montreal. The edifice is an imposing structure overlooking the Place d'Armes park and facing the Notre Dame Basilica. In between the bank and the Notre Dame Basilica are two sculptures called the English Pug and the French...More

Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2018

It is a bank. It is free to enter. Inside is an impressive monument to those who served in WWI. It is closed on week-ends of course, but any other time you WANT this on your tour.

Thank robert43041
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

It is worth just going inside to see the bank for the lovely banking hall. If some of the money we have spent on the banking crisis went to buildings like this then some of it could be said to be well spent! There is...More

Thank Herts1234
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This bank is the oldest in Canada, the building and the history go hand and hand. Worth coming in from the cold to see.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I love how they've kept the old tellers and original decoration of Cda's first bank. It is really beautiful inside. Good for BMO for keeping its original building available for use, as I don't believe the other Cdn banks still have their original buildings in...More

2  Thank WorkToTravel123
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The lobby of this bank is gorgeous with a lovely statue commemorating employees who died in WWI and a lovely dome. Just across from the basilica - be sure to stop by for a quick look.

1  Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

You can wiki BMO to find out more about the history of the bank. The building itself is very beautiful and is lit at night.

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This bank is BMO it's located in place d'armes, this building has an interesting architecture. This bank is very important in the Canada history because of It participated in different structure projects in Canada.

1  Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The building is very beautiful, the design is stunning. But the room with the history part (actual museum is very tiny) It's free to visit. Takes like 30-40 min to see everything and it's enough. So if you're passing by, you can stop for a...More

Thank Yevgeniya K
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Quartier International
Designed to connect and beautify unused space, today
the Quartier International is like a transversal piece
of modern art. The distinctive design flair is most
apparent at its focal point, the Palais des Congres, a
convention centre and retail space with a
multi-coloured glass exterior and an equally bold
interior motif. Outdoors too, the Quartier is friendly
towards public art exhibits along its stylish, plotted
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