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The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Montreal

Montreal is a city that is full of history and character with amazing photo-taking opportunities. Whether your affinity is for more historic or modern styles, there are so many Instagrammable places in Montreal that will suit your tastes.

Here are the most Instagrammable spots in Montreal.

The most Instagrammable Places in Montreal

1. Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal

The Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal is 190 years old and is the crown jewel of monuments in this historic city. Meant to look like a smaller version of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, this basilica has beautiful exterior architecture and a lovely and detailed interior.

Step inside this architectural wonder for some of the best snaps for your ‘Gram in Montreal.

Notre Dame Basilica Montreal

2. Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal

Saint Joseph’s Oratory or commonly known as L’Oratoire in Montreal is a national shrine and is the largest church in Canada. At the top of L’Oratoire, indulge in amazing views of Montreal that is great for skyline pictures.

Make your way up the stairs to the top of L’Oratoire for your fix of epic pictures.

Saint Joseph's Oratory L'Oratoire Montreal

3. Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium was built for the 1976 Olympic Games that were held in Montreal and today, is the city’s largest amphitheatre. You’ll want to take some pictures of this structure because it is the world’s tallest inclined structure.

Come to the Olympic Stadium to marvel at its unique design and take some pictures as well.

Olympic Stadium in Montreal

4. Station Namur

When you see Station Namur, it might make you feel like you’ve entered the Matrix or some other sci-fi movie. This metro station’s futuristic and brightly-lit cubes (called Système) invites amateur and professional photographers to come take some unique shots.

If you enjoy sci-fi or futuristic design, you’ll want to see it up close and personal at Station Namur.

Station Namur

5. Montreal Convention Centre

The Montreal Convention Centre is one of the more beautiful and colourful convention centres in the world. This rainbow-coloured structure features over 200,000 square feet of exhibition space and is even more amazing to look at after the sun has set.

This Centre is connected with Montreal’s Underground City so you’ll be able to get a quick shot for your Instagram even in the winter time.

Montreal Convention Centre

6. Gibeau Orange Julep

When you’re on top of L’Oratoire and you’re looking out at the city below, your eye will definitely catch this giant, orange, ball in the middle of the city. That is Orange Julep and it is an institution here that serves up some hot dogs and their specialty, orange julep drink.

Whether you want to snap the Orange Julep from L’Oratoire or come right to it, this big orange ball makes for some pretty funky snaps.

Gibeau Orange Julep Montreal

7. The Streets of Old Montreal

We can’t finish off this without mentioning the iconic and historic streets of Old Montreal. This historic city centre has vintage architecture and these narrow cobblestone streets, both of which will instantly remind you of Europe.

Do yourself a favour and get lost in Old Montreal and you’ll find endless photo-taking opportunities here.

Old Montreal

James Wan
James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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