Overview

Referred to as the “Tale of Two Cities,” this tour will give you an in-depth introduction to the world-famous Underground City and the heart of Montreal’s downtown. In the Underground City, around 500,000 people commute on the Montreal Metro on a daily basis. But the Underground City is more than just a transportation hub. You will also come across a series of attractive restaurants, shops, hotels, theaters, museums, and even universities.

Highlights

  • Observing the luxurious Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel along with its grand interiors. Be amazed by the first-ever indoor tableaux of Cite Memoire offering a unique urban-style multimedia experience.
  • Visiting the renowned Dorchester Square along with Canada Place. Here, you can appreciate the modern architecture along with several buildings from the medieval century – including the Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, Sun Life Building, and Windsor Station.
  • Admiring the works of bespoke displays – including Place Montreal Trust, Promenades Cathedrale, and the Complexe Le Ailes.
  • Walking along the famous Saint-Catherine Street – the most famous commercial artery of Canada featuring more than 1,200 shops.

This tour offers you the opportunity to explore the downtown core of Montreal that is exclusively offered by the famous Gray Line Montreal tour company. During the tour, you will have the chance to observe some of the major sights in Montreal – including some of its most famous historical and cultural landmarks. 

  • Small group
  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Expert guides
Availability July-Dec
Duration 2 hours
Departs From Montreal
Minimum age No limit
Difficulty Easy
Pick Up No
Meet on Location Yes

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Per Adult
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What's included

Included

  • Professional guide

What to bring

  • Camera

Not Included

  • Meals

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Itinerary

Information

The tour will begin at the end of the famous Gray Line Montreal. Your guide will meet you inside of the renowned Tourist Information Center that is situated at 1255 rue Peel. 

During the tour, you will be led by a professional guide who will take you across the vibrant and thriving downtown core. Then, you will submerge into the beautiful parallel city below the ground. We will also take you through the winding tunnels and all across the beautiful, multi-level Underground City. 

Most of Montreal, as well as its old city, are linked by one of the longest underground tunnel-based networks in the world. This offers you the opportunity to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. As you walk around you will encounter abundant murals and artwork throughout this unique tour. At the same time, you get to stop off at famous landmarks like the Berlin Wall, the old national bank vault, the four-story water fountain, an indoor-based skating rink, a larger performing arts center with several interactive exhibits, and a historic train station.  

You can finish the tour with a ride to the impressive 46th floor of the famous Observatoire Place Ville-Marie where you will get unmatched views of the entire city. 

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