Paris has its Eiffel Tower… Montréal has the Olympic Stadium! Located in the southeast of the city, this borough is home to some of Montréal’s most iconic landmarks.
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If you’re a fan of architecture, you’ll love the impressive Château Dufresne. Located on Sherbrooke Street East, one of Montréal’s main streets, the building dates back to the beginning of the century, inspired by the Trianon in Versailles. Today, the castle houses a museum dedicated to the heritage of Montréal East, hosting a range of exhibitions and events centred around this theme.
Get your shopping fix
You don’t have to walk far to go window shopping here! Popular since 1920, Promenade Ontario has witnessed a revival in recent years. Today it’s home to a host of boutiques, eco-stores, vegan cafés and eclectic restaurants. No matter your budget or product preferences, you’ll find everything you are looking for in this unique shopping destination.
In addition to the Olympic Park and stadium, the area is home to the beautiful Botanical Gardens, nestled right beside the Montréal Biôdome, Planetarium and Insectarium. As stunning as they are educational, these go-to destinations are loved by kids and adults alike.
A young and vibrant renter’s market
The future of Montréal is being built right here! Hugely popular among young Montréalers, this neighbourhood is booming. Old industrial buildings have been transformed into trendy lofts, housing co-ops and businesses of every kind. If you’re looking to rent, you can find an apartment for around $760 a month. It’s also worth considering buying a property in this up-and-coming borough, with house prices matching the Greater Montréal average.