(Photo above) Built by 1830, the interior of this church is amongst the most dramatic in the world and regarded as a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture. The vaults are colored deep blue and decorated with golden stars, and the rest of the sanctuary is decorated in blues, azures, reds, purples, silver, and gold. It is filled with hundreds of intricate wooden carvings and several religious statues.
For the best views of the city head to Mont Royal, which is located west of Downtown Montréal. Not only will your Instagram feed look stunning, but you will learn to orient yourself with the geography and landscape of the city.
Located in the premises of the Olympic Park, this giant sphere was originally constructed for the 1976 Olympic Games as a velodrome, and it hosted both track cycling and judo events. Here, you will walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas.
For a different type of visit, head to Les Cours Mont-Royal in downtown Montréal, where one of the most-loved dolls in the world has her own permanent exhibition: Barbie Expo, the largest in the world of its kind featuring over 1000 Barbies, from Hollywood stars, unique one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls and glamorous outfits created by famous fashion designers..
Located in Old Montréal, the five-story Montreal City Hall was built between 1872 and 1878, and is the seat of the local government in Montréal. It was designed by architects Henri-Maurice Perrault and Alexander Cowper Hutchison.