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Tour route Next section Previous section Back to Notre-Dame Est Boulevard Saint-Laurent Rue Notre-Dame West The Old Seminary and Notre-Dame Place d’Armes Rue Saint-Jacques Des Récollets Around Rue de l’Hôpital Rue Saint-Paul, near Place d’Youville Place d’Youville Western end of the Old Port Pointe-à-Callière and Place Royale Saint-Paul and de la Commune From Saint-Amable to Saint-Gabriel Place Jacques-Cartier Eastern end of the Old Bonsecours From Bonsecours to Berri Rue Notre-Dame East Champ-de-Mars

People and emotions, since the beginning

Place d’Armes in 1943

Place d’Armes as seen by Conrad Poirier in 1943, when it was a major hub for the city's tramway system.

The bells of Notre-Dame continue to draw crowds to mark great events, both tragic and joyous.


A long history

Skyscrapers since 1888

Place d’Armes



The funeral of
George-Étienne Cartier,
in 1873.

The wedding of singer
Céline Dion, in 1994.



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