Nothing makes you feel more like a tourist than shopping in Old Montreal. Old Montreal features art galleries, hundreds of restaurants, specialty shops, fashion and designer boutiques, gourmet groceries and so much more. The one thing that makes shopping in Old Montreal unique is the fact that many of the boutiques, stores and markets are located in Old Montreal landmarks. So you get the added bonus of being able to explore Montreal attractions while you shop.
Although Old Montreal contains many stores and shops that sell tourist souvenirs and trinkets, you can also find some great stores and boutiques, particularly on rue St-Paul. Rue St-Paul contains a variety of 19th and 20th century commercial buildings along its cobblestone street. You will find shops, restaurants and galleries along this street. There also many wine-related stores on this street. Rue St-Paul also happens to be the home of the Bonsecours Market, one of Montreal’s popular shopping attractions with several shops inside.
Shopping in Old Montreal begins and ends with the world-famous Bonsecours market. Acknowledged as o0ne of Canada’s finest heritage buildings, Bonsecours market features many boutiques and specialty galleries.