"The Undergound" Downtown Tip by kala6487

Downtown, Montreal: 63 reviews and 89 photos

No trip for me is complete without some shopping. We discovered the Underground shopping area in downtown Montreal and I was blown away by it. Twenty-two miles of walkways with hundreds of stores are nestled under the city. Many major buildings and Metro stations are connected to it so you can spend a whole day wandering around without every having to go outside.

It's not a claustophobic as you would think. Many areas have sky lights to let the sun in. You could got lost in here but there are maps and I suggest getting one before you start out. Our hotel was connected to it and for a few hours at least we walked around in a nice, climate-controlled city within a city.

Theme: Department Store

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 2, 2005
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“Give me wide open spaces and a big sky.”

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