Downtown Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Montreal

Have you had your fill of galleries and museums? Then it’s time to get down to some serious shopping and there’s no better place for this than Montreal’s downtown area. With hundreds of stores to browse through, you will be sure to find your heart’s desire.

Rue Sainte Catherine and rue Crescent are rich warrens of shopping malls with everything from top designer stores to fashion shops, from hat and shawl shops to kids’ clothing stores. You’ll find jewelry shops, fine men’s accessories stores and, of course souvenir shops. Another great shopping area in downtown Montreal (especially in the winter) is the Underground City with its 200 entrance points. Actually, it isn’t completely underground; it’s more a system of tunnels that connect a large number of buildings and really is a worth visiting because it boasts over 1500 stores. You can shop here without having to brave the sometimes extreme weather conditions outside.

The city is on several levels and also has bars, restaurants and plazas. Do visit rue Sherbrooke, a major street chock-a-block with department stores, music and video games shops and much, much more. Several side streets running off rue Sherbrooke have interesting stores, including head shops, shops selling leather items and gift stores.
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Downtown Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Downtown Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Canada » Montreal
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Author: emily
Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Complexe Desjardins

1) Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Complexe Desjardins

Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, The Hudson's Bay Department Store

2) Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, The Hudson's Bay Department Store

Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, The Hudson's Bay Department Store

3) Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, The Hudson's Bay Department Store

677 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Complexe Les Ailes

4) 677 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Complexe Les Ailes

705 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Centre Eaton de Montreal

5) 705 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Centre Eaton de Montreal

777 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Banana Republic Store

6) 777 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Banana Republic Store

Place Montréal Trust Shopping Centre

8) Place Montréal Trust Shopping Centre

Place Montreal Trust Shopping Center

9) Place Montreal Trust Shopping Center

1455 Rue Peel, Les Cours Mont-Royal

10) 1455 Rue Peel, Les Cours Mont-Royal

Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

11) Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

1307 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Ogilvy's Store

12) 1307 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Ogilvy's Store

1414 Rue Crescent, Parasuco Flagship Store

13) 1414 Rue Crescent, Parasuco Flagship Store

Rue Crescent, Sir Winston Churchill Pub

14) Rue Crescent, Sir Winston Churchill Pub

Boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest corner with Rue Crescent

15) Boulevard De Maisonneuve Ouest corner with Rue Crescent

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