The Titanic Walking Tour, Montreal, Montreal

Thanks to James Cameron's blockbuster movie, "Titanic", people from all over the world are aware of the luxury liner that sank on its maiden voyage in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912. However, not everyone knows that Montreal has a significant number of Titanic-related sites. Take this walking tour to discover the main Montreal sights related to the famous Titanic.
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The Titanic Walking Tour, Montreal Map

Guide Name: The Titanic Walking Tour, Montreal
Guide Location: Canada » Montreal (See other walking tours in Montreal)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.9 km
Author: doris
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Union Française

1) Union Française

On the site of Union Française can be seen the famous bronze statue of Marianne. This sculpture is the work of Paul Romain Chevré, who survived the Titanic tragedy. The sculptor was on his way to attend the unveiling of another of his statues in the lobby of the Château Laurier in Ottawa when the ship...   view more
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Allan Building

2) Allan Building

James Cameron’s super hit movie Titanic was successful in bringing focus and attention to the sites associated with the luxury liner that had tragically sunk on its maiden voyage. Many are not aware that the city of Montreal has numerous Titanic related sites. Allan Building is one of them.

This building was constructed in 1858. It was the headquarters of Allan shipping empire. One of Allan shipping empire’s vessels reached the survivors of Titanic after its collision with an iceberg in...   view more
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Gérald Godin Building

3) Gérald Godin Building

The Gérald Godin Building was originally built by Charles Hays, president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad. He was one of the Titanic passengers. Charles Hays owned an office in this building, and he was returning to Canada with his wife, daughter, and...   view more
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Molson Bank

4) Molson Bank

The Molson Bank was founded by William Molson in Montreal in 1853. Located in St. Jacques Street, this building is constructed in the second Empire architectural style. Molson Bank is an important Titanic related site. Harry Markland Molson, founder of this bank, was one of the passengers who died in the Titanic disaster. Molson was last seen on board, removing his shoes and getting ready to swim. His body was never recovered.

The blockbuster movie Titanic has kindled interest in people...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Building

5) Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Building

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce building in Montreal is a skyscraper with 45 stories. Also known as the CIBC Tower, this building is 187 meters high and was the tallest building in the entire Commonwealth of Nations between 1962 and 1963, after which the distinction was passed on to Place Ville-Marie. CIBC Tower was constructed by Ross, Peter Dickinson, Duschenes, Fish and Barrett to house many commercial establishments including the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Miller Thomson and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Christ Church Cathedral

6) Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, built in 1859, is a classic example of neo-Gothic architecture, designed by British architect Frank Wills. The original Christ Church in old Montreal was established in 1814, but was destroyed by fire in 1856. The present church is located at the heart of Montreal’s commercial area. This is the only cathedral that has re-invented itself as per modern day settings with its impressive shopping mall below. To the north of the church, there is a 34 floor skyscraper. Other...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Museum of Fine Arts

7) Museum of Fine Arts (must see)

Located in Montreal, this museum has an extensive range of encyclopedic collection. The museum displays unique exhibition designs through its temporary exhibitions in fields such as film, music, fine arts, design, and fashion.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the oldest art museum in Canada and was founded in 1860. James Ross, a businessman, through his large donation, facilitated the movement of this museum in 1912 to its present location at Sherbrooke Street’s mile-long historic Golden...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Mount Royal Cemetery

8) Mount Royal Cemetery

Mount Royal Cemetery is one of the important attractions in Montreal. Located on the north face of Mount Royal, this cemetery was inaugurated in 1852. The cemetery is visited by thousands of tourists every year. The old river beds, vistas, wild life and strange, yet wonderful gravestones create a unique ambiance.

Mount Royal Cemetery has connections with the luxury liner Titanic that sunk on its maiden voyage. Here, you can find graves of some of the passengers who died in the tragedy....   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Montreal, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Montreal

Create Your Own Walk in Montreal

Creating your own self-guided walk in Montreal is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

Montreal is an old, yet at the same time, modern metropolis, flagship of Canada's Quebec. Sitting on an island in the Saint Lawrence River with Mt. Royal (to which the city owes its name) at its center, Montreal represents a blend of architectural moods, from French colonial to bohemian, and a wealth of cultural trends and notable attractions – historic buildings, parks, museums, galleries and more. To appreciate Montreal in its entirety, take this orientation walk and enjoy yourself in this beautiful city to the fullest!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation Walk I

Montreal is an old, yet at the same time, modern metropolis, flagship of Canada's Quebec. Sitting on an island in the Saint Lawrence River with Mt. Royal (to which the city owes its name) at its center, Montreal represents a blend of architectural moods, from French colonial to bohemian, and a wealth of cultural trends and notable attractions – historic buildings, parks, museums, galleries and more. To appreciate Montreal in its entirety, take this orientation walk and enjoy yourself in this beautiful city to the fullest!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Top Museums and Galleries Tour, Montreal

Top Museums and Galleries Tour, Montreal

Montreal is a wonderful city blessed with many examples of great French culture. Among them are Montreal's museums and galleries, which offer a diverse view of the local and international culture that flows through the city. Take this walking tour to explore the most exciting exhibitions of Montreal's museums.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Religious Buildings Walking Tour, Montreal

Religious Buildings Walking Tour, Montreal

Montreal is considered one of the most amazing Canadian cities. With an old and rich history, this city offers some great sights for those who are interested in religious buildings, not to mention the world’s famous St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal that is a gem of Montreal. Take this walking tour to discover some of Montreal's most famous religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.3 km
Famous Architecture Walking Tour in Montreal

Famous Architecture Walking Tour in Montreal

Montreal is an old, but a very modern city. The architectural sights provide ample opportunities for exploration. Modern buildings are situated right next to some of the oldest and most fascinating structures. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous architecture Montreal has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Montreal without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Montreal, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

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

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