Photo roundup: these pictures will make you want to drop everything and travel to Montréal

Montreal, travel, canada, Quebec, adventure

Ah Montréal… With a population of almost 2 million people, it’s one of Canada‘s biggest cities. And in the opinions of many, it’s the most beautiful.

Montréal is perched at the confluence of the mighty St. Lawrence river and Ottawa rivers, in the province of Quebec. Originally called Ville-Marie, this predominantly french-speaking city boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, a thriving culinary scene, an exciting night life, and a rich history. It’s just one of those cities. No matter what your interests are, you’re almost certain to to find something you love inside its city limits.

As a tribute to beautiful Montréal, we’ve combed Instagram for the most amazing pictures of the city we could find. Keep scrolling to see these pictures – but be warned, they’ll make you want to drop everything and travel to Montreal right now.

Notre-Dame Basilica. #Montreal #MTL #NotreDameBasilica

A post shared by Kristie Duong (@koooristie) on

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A post shared by @hebaklein on

#montreal #rain

A post shared by J/H (@jiaxihao) on

Like we said, Montréal is an absolutely gorgeous city.

Here’s a bit more information about it, via Wikipedia:

“In 2016, Montreal had a population of 1,704,694. Montreal’s metropolitan area had a population of 4,098,927 and a population of 1,958,257 in the urban agglomeration, with all of the municipalities on the Island of Montreal included. Legally a French-speaking city,60.5% of Montrealers speak at home, 21.2% speak English and 19.8% speak neither. Montreal is one of the most bilingual cities in Quebec and Canada, with 56% of the population able to speak both official languages.Montreal is the second-largest primarily French-speaking city in the world after Paris.

Historically the commercial capital of Canada, it was surpassed in population and economic strength by Toronto in the 1970s. It remains an important centre of commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, education, culture, tourism, gaming, film and world affairs.”

Tempted to visit Montréal now? We really can’t blame you.

This article debuted on WildLives.co on 22/5/2017.

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