If you really want to see first hand some of Canada's original history, culture, traditions, culinary works at its finest this is the place.Montreal is a beautiful, friendly, sophisticated city and Old Montreal is the heart of the city. Beautiful architecture, quaint shops, pubs, and cafes plus wonderful restaurants on every corner. See the Basilica, the port, and outdoor plazas with music and entertainment.The entire area speaks to its history. Old, but beautiful architecture. Each building has its own history. Promenade walk along the St. Lawrence is a must.