Photo: Ville de Montréal

Mount Royal Beautiful Parklands and So Much More!

Crowned with three summits, the emblematic site affectionately known as “the mountain” covers 10 km2 at the heart of Montréal. Mount Royal is home to residential areas, several of the city’s founding institutions, vast cemeteries, neighborhood parks and the magnificent 200-hectare Mount Royal Park. Having acknowledged the importance of protecting its natural and cultural qualities, municipal authorities and the Government of Quebec declared Mount Royal a heritage site.


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Numerous key players contribute to the richness and diversity that characterize the Mount Royal territory and rise to the challenge of managing such a vast area, which must meet various usages, requirements and expectations.
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View of Mount Royal and its landscape heritage

Photo : © Olivier Hoffschir 


True symbol of Montréal, Mount Royal is a major visual landmark in the city’s landscape. With its unparallelled views, it features cemeteries, monuments and historical sites of national heritage significance.
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Glimpse of the flora and natural habitat of Mount Royal

Photo : © Les amis de la montagne 


Mount Royal Park, Summit Woods in Westmount, Tiohtià: ke Otsira'kéhne Park at Outremont Summit and mountainside cemeteries all provide ecological riches and exceptional biodiversity in the heart of the city.
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Attractions on Mount Royal

Photo: Mourache Hassan 


As one of Montréal’s top destinations, Mount Royal takes nature, history, art, architecture and religious heritage amateurs to new heights. Check out the places not to miss during your visit.
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FAQ about Mount Royal

Photo: Michel Leblanc 


Is Mount Royal an ancient volcano? Were there really ever any beavers in Beaver Lake? Find the answers to all your questions about Mount Royal!
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