Le Grand Cycle
Le Grand Cycle is a fine place to get you rolling, with good eight-speed city bikes for rent plus all the extras. The dinerlike counter...
On a sleepy corner of the Plateau sits an intriguing installation by artist Michel Goulet. A giant stone map of the world sits in the...
Écomusée du Fier Monde
This magnificent ex-bathhouse explores the history of Centre-Sud, an industrial district in Montréal until the 1950s and now part of the...
Agora de la Danse
Based in the striking old Palestre National building, this contemporary dance center explores modern and experimental forms. Its student...
Locals flock to the shady, wraparound terrace of this comfy café with the long marble serving counter that wouldn’t be out of place in...
Palestre Nationale information
Lonely Planet review
The neobaroque National Palace (1918) was formerly a sports center for local youth, drawing crowds to amateur athletic events in the 1980s. Note the horn-of-plenty motif above the portico. It now houses the university dance troupe Agora de la Danse .