Near the PalaisAuthentic neighbourhoods and unique flavours

Montréal can be discovered on foot, by bicycle, by public transportation, by car and even by boat on the river Developed along simple axes, the city reveals its many treasures street by street. And there’s no need to stray far from the Palais, which is located in the heart of all the action.

A north-south walk along Boulevard Saint-Laurent, one of Montréal’s’ iconic thoroughfares, allows you to savour the city’s cosmopolitan and cultural past through its most creative neighbourhoods, the Plateau Mont-Royal and the Mile-End. In the mood for skyscrapers and bustling sidewalks? A stroll from east to west leads from the chic avenues of the Business District to the hustle, bustle, and nightlife of the Quartier des spectacles.

Logo Palais des congrès Montréal
Quartier des affaires Montréal

Business District and the Quartier des spectacles 

Economic and cultural hubs of the metropolis

These two adjoining neighborhoods are characterized by their modern architecture and facilities that can accommodate the largest crowds and events in the city. For work, to shop, eat, sleep or play, these are two must-visits, along with the Montréal World Trade Centre. And they are all within walking distance of the Palais and accessible by the Underground City.

Quartier Chinois Montréal


Symbol of Montréal’s diversity

Built in the 19th century, Montréal’s Chinatown is one of the oldest Asian neighbourhoods in North America. Famous for its lively atmosphere and mix of Eastern cultures, Chinatown is just steps from the Palais des congrès. Look for the traditional archway at the corner of boulevards  Saint-Laurent and René-Lévesque and enter one of Montréal’s most mythical and delicious neighbourhoods.

Vieux Montréal

Old Montréal

Where all paths converge

Located just minutes from the Palais, Old Montréal is rich in historical heritage and one of the city’s most popular attractions. Its ancestral New France setting, its museums, galleries, and buskers are guaranteed to charm visitors. The true heart of the city, the cradle of its existence, Old Montréal and its Old Port are the starting point of Boulevard Saint-Laurent, the city’s iconic artery, which is just as rich in history.

Représentant Palais des congrès Montréal dans bloc rouge

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