Old Montreal's iconic St Paul Street (Rue St-Paul) is ripe with the history and culture of Quebec. Designed by Francois Dollier de Casson in 1672, it is the oldest street in the city and is lined with some of Montreal's most impressive architectural highlights. Travelers in search of an old school Montreal will enjoy walking the classic cobblestone parts of the street, while passing the home of Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve, as well as the Bonescours Market and the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel.
Frequented by visitors from across the globe, the street is home to many souvenir shops, boutiques, and places to eat, and can become quite busy. Explore the landmarks of this popular destination with a local guide to ensure you hit all the highlights.
St Paul Street is located in Old Montreal in Quebec, and runs alongside the St Lawrence River. It is divided into St Paul Street East and St Paul St West, separated by boul. St Laurent. From beginning to end, the street runs just under two-thirds of a mile (1km). It is accessible by metro from the Place-d’Armes or Station Champ de-Mars.