La Croix du Mont Royal or the Mount Royal Cross is a white illuminated cross installed in 1924 at the site where the city's founder Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve planted a wooden cross in 1643.
La Croix du Mont Royal or the Mount Royal Cross is a white illuminated cross installed in 1924 at the site where the city's founder Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve planted a wooden cross in 1643. He allegedly planted it there after praying to the Virgin Mary to spare Montreal from a flood. The 31.4 metre tall cross is lit by LED bulbs and visible from anywhere downtown. Next to it is a time capsule with Montreal's children's vision for the future, scheduled to be opened in 2142.
along chemin Olmsted
The Kondiaronk Lookout near Chalet du Mont-Royal offers panoramic views of downtown Montreal skyline and the St Lawrence river
The Chalet du Mont-Royal is a French Beaux-Arts structure built as a make-work project in 1932 during the Great Depression
Belvedere Camillien-Houde is a lookout point on Mount Royal
A 1919 monument sculpted by George William Hill in honor of George-Étienne Cartier, one of the fathers of Confederation
Molson Stadium is an outdoor Canadian football stadium on the McGill campus
Located in the western part of the Plateau, adjacent to Parc du Mont-Royal
Maison Smith is a pretty stone house in the Parc du Mont Royal that serves as a resting place as well as information centre on the park, and flora and fauna in the neighborhood
The Redpath Museum is a museum of natural history that focuses on evolution, with the collection spanning marine discoveries, geological specimen, and mounts of endangered and extinct species
The lower section of McGill's campus is composed mainly of nineteenth century neoclassical buildings and is definitely worth a ten minute stroll
The McCord Museum of Canadian History showcases Canadian history and heritage