Frequently Asked Questions
What are the different main sections of downtown Montreal?
Crescent (between René-Levesque and Sherbrooke) - Tons of bars, restaurants, and many street-festivals during summertime.
Sainte Catherine (between Atwater and St-Hubert) – Lots of shopping, strip clubs, nightclubs and after-hours clubs
Saint Laurent (between Rene-Levesque and Mont-Royal)- the half point in the city, where the civic addresses meet at 0, where an invisible line historically separates English Montreal (West) and French Montreal (East).- Lots of trendy restaurants, shopping, and night clubs.
Saint Denis (between René-Levesque and Mont-Royal)- the Francophone "Crescent" equivalent
The Old Port (Metro Champ-de-Mars or Places D'Armes)- History and European influence abound; masses of cafes, restaurants, theatres, boutique hotels, and tons of daytime activities to enjoy.
Sherbrooke Street (between St-Hubert and Atwater) - Once the wealthiest street in North America- plenty of hotels, banks universities, and industrial main offices.
The Gay Village (East of St-Hubert street) - self explanatory