Streets of montreal
Monland Land Monkland Avenue is one of the largest streets in Montreal, and in addition, it is the most important trade artery of the Monkland Village area. On the street…

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Montreal Underground City
In the 60s of the 20th century, the chansonnier Gilles Vigno sang: “Mon pays c'est l'hiver” (My country’s name is winter). Quebec residents have always known how to use all…

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Canada
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east,…

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Cathedrals of montreal

Notre Dame Cathedral

In the heart of Montreal, on Arts Square, is Canada’s national historic landmark – Notre Dame Basilica – one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.

The cathedral, containing up to nine thousand parishioners, was erected in 1829 according to the design of James O’Donnell, an architect who revived the Gothic style. Therefore, from the outside the cathedral looks somewhat gloomy with its seventy-meter pointed peaked bell towers, which are directed upward. It is noteworthy that the ringing of one of the ten-ton bells, called Jean-Baptiste, is heard at a distance of 25 kilometers from the temple. Continue reading

Calgary, Banff, Whistler, Vancouver
Distance Banff - Whistler 795 km. When we left Banff, it was snowing heavily. It turned out that in Canada, roads are not cleaned. I had to go on a…

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Big White Travel
The Big White Ski Resort is 56 km from Kelowna in the center of the British Columbia Okanagan Valley. Big White is famous for its stable and large snow cover,…

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Museums in Montreal
Museum of Canadian Railways The Canadian Railroad Museum is located in the southern suburbs of Montreal. Here are collected more than 250 thousand exhibits on the history of this type…

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Travel to Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls
At the end of October, a very short trip to Canada took place (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls). The flight of 9.5 hours by airbus was easily transferred. This…

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