Les Cours Mont-Royal, Montreal

Les Cours Mont-Royal, Montreal (must see)

A lot of fun and excitement is in store for you at Downtown Montreal, such as the popular upscale shopping center Cours Mont-Royal. It was in 1988 that the Mount Royal Hotel was converted to a shopping mall and has since been offering discerning customers a range of designer brands.

On your trip to Montreal, browse through the exclusive boutiques and shop for your favorite fashion clothes and accessories. This shopping mall offers a great ambiance and a unique shopping experience for men and women.

Mount Royal Hotel was constructed in 1922, designed by a prominent architectural firm Ross and MacDonald. This hotel featured 1,100 rooms and was the largest in the British Empire at that time.

The French name Les Cours originates from the fact that the shopping mall is organized around four courts. David Ruben Piqtoukun, a popular artist, is the author of six bird-human sculptures that are placed under the main skylight.

Go right up to the top of the building and you will find luxury condos on many floors. All condos have separate entrances and elevators and are completely independent of the mall. As it is connected to the underground network of transportation hubs, hotels and shopping centers of the city, you can access this building through the Peel Metro Station.

Enjoy shopping for your favorite clothes, or watch events, such as fashion shows, after a unique Montreal spa experience at Cours Mont-Royal.

Why You Should Visit:
The architecture inside truly is gorgeous, and the boutiques are for the most part classy and high-end, but you may also find some unique places that sell reasonably priced items...

Tip:
Stop by the Barbie Expo – a unique large display of over 1,000 dolls spanning different eras, wearing outfits from major designers including Dior and Givenchy.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Wed: 10am-6pm; Thu-Fri: 10am-9pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 12pm-5pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Les Cours Mont-Royal on Map

Sight Name: Les Cours Mont-Royal
Sight Location: Montreal, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk I   Souvenir Shopping Part 3  

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Religious Buildings Walking Tour, Montreal

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km

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