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8 Incredible Rooftop Gardens You Can Actually Visit In Montreal

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8 Incredible Rooftop Gardens You Can Actually Visit In Montreal

Everyone loves visiting a beautiful garden especially those in Montreal. But let's be honest, if you really want to impress your date, I suggest changing things up a little by bringing them to one of Montreal Rooftop Gardens! Spring has sprung and so have the flowers in Montreal!

Rooftop gardens aren't your typical destination for a date but trust me, they are absolutely beautiful! Not only do you get to admire the beautiful flowers and colours, but also the skyline of Montreal. These gardens aren't only a great destination for a date, but they are also great for our environment.

Most gardens were actually created by the Rooftop Gardens Project in Montreal in an attempt to "deal with increasing urbanisation, pollution, and impoverishment of urban populations" according to their website. So instead of buying your date flowers, bring them to the flowers!

1. Rooftop Gardens Of The Palais Des Congrès

Photo cred- Tourism Montreal

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

***Warning: The rooftop garden and terraces are not open to the public. But they can be rented.***

Why not bring your date to Montreal's Palais de Congrès for a beautiful walk on their garden rooftop! They have benches perfect to admire the view of Montreal.

You can either pack a picnic or bring your date out to L'Assommoir Notre-Dame( 211 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest), a gorgeous restaurant that is only a 7 minute walk away!


2. Rooftop Gardens Of Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

Photo cred- Hotel Bonaventure

900 Rue de la Gauchetière O

Enjoy the beautiful view from the Hilton Hotel garden rooftop in Montreal. You can either enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the restaurant in the sky while being seated in a beautiful garden surrounded by plants and water! It's romantic and I promise that your date will love it!


5. Concordia University's Rooftop Greenhouse

Photo cred-Pinterest

Concordia Greenhouse 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., 13th floor

The Concordia Greenhouse is open year-round as a relaxing place to study, eat, and enjoy the views of Montreal. So, why not grab a coffee at the local Starbucks and have a nice time with your date at the Concordia Greenhouse!


6. Place Du Fort

1411 du Fort

Photo cred- Place Du Fort

Why not head out to Place Du Fort and enjoy the beautiful flowers and trees located on the rooftop! Pack a picnic and enjoy the views of Montreal with your date.


7. Terrace Gardens CÉGEP du Vieux Montréal

Photo cred-@jadefner

255 Rue Ontario E

The Rooftop Garden Project joined forces with Cégep du Vieux Montréal Garden Committee in order to create three of the campus’ concrete terraces into gardens. These luscious gardens supply a creative area for professors to hold classes.

You are invited to participate in activities on Mondays from 5pm to 7pm and Wednesdays from 3.30pm tp 5pm. Otherwise, you can visit the garden with the opening hours of the school. So bring your date on a cute study date or for a rooftop picnic!


BONUS: ESRI Canada’s Garden in the Sky

Photo cred-Josephine Chan

As a little bonus, why not take a road trip with your date to Toronto! It is actually the winner of the Love the Earth, Plant a Roof contest! It is considered a “Garden in the Sky” and you will forsure sweep your date of their feet!


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