Sure it is a touristy area but there is great people watching and tons of places to stop for a quick bite to eat.
About Rue St-Paul
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This makes for a great stroll, and shopping and eating and drinking. You can find just about everything you need on this street.
The day we were there, the weather was perfect for a stroll. Many nice art galleries and restaurants along Rue St-Paul.
This is by far the the best place we found to hang out in Montreal! A real European feel to......cobblestone street, beautiful flower boxes and benches to sit/relax and people watch, tons of quaint shops and restaurants, buskers, etc. ....makes for a lovely afternoon!
Amazing old world feel in Old Montreal. Great experience since this is a part we had not explored before. Keep your eyes watching for artwork/sculpture on display in many parts of the area. And don't forget to look up at the architecture detail. Wonderful! I...More
We walked the street several times during the day and at night. Good food, good "fun" and safe. Great for "people watching" and tasty gelato.
While I understand this is just a street there is much to see. Many shops, galleries and places to eat. Take your time there is much to see, just be ready for some walking. It's not far from most downtown. It has a very European...More
If you are going to visit Montreal you will definitely have to take a stroll down Rue St Paul. Lots of pubs and restaurants and old world charm!