Due to incessant rain, the construction strike and the construction holiday, the opening will be pushed until this August with no official date as of yet. But the team told us that as soon as the construction holiday is over, they will work really hard to open the site as soon as possible for Montrealers and tourists to enjoy.
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The $27-million wheel located on Bonsecours Island will be in place for at least five years. So at least there's going to be loads of time to enjoy it, the real problem is that this delay is once again symbolic of a greater issue in Montreal that has projects delayed, pushed back, or canceled over and over again.
Archaeology museum Pointe-à-Callière is bringing its popular 18th-century market back to Old Montreal this year. The museum says its market occupies the same spot as the one first established by French settlers.
Once again at the Place Royale, craftspeople will be selling their wares and demonstrating colonial skills.
A Bombay spokesperson described the maze as a "large-scale [...] whimsical oasis" with walls that "cloak the discoverable experiences within."
The maze installations are being created by Quebec's Charlie Larouche (Glassware Artist), Jeroen Kleijn (DJ & Olfactory Artist) and Chantal Royer (Botanical Artist) who were inspired by the taste of Bombay Bramble, a new naturally-flavoured raspberry and blackberry gin.
The experience will be completely free, and anyone over the age of 18 can take part.
In addition to a Bombay Bramble sample, guests will leave with a signature Bombay Sapphire Balloon Glass that they can use to stir up fun drinks at home.
Hedge Maze at the Old Port
Bombay Sapphire Canada
When: August 6: 4 p.m.-8 p.m.; August 7 and 8: 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
Address: 430, boul. Saint-Laurent, Old Port, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: Hedge mazes are fun, but even better when they're boozy.
But we also have some pretty awesome observation areas such as the olympic tower and the Old Port observation wheel, and the view from the top of Place Ville Marie.
However if you're looking for a truly unique experience, then you'll want to head over to on of montreal's least known observation deak that offer a unique vantage point: The Clock tower
Not many people know this, but you can actually climb to the top of montreal's Clokc tower for free and gettign to thetop is half the fun!
The tower was built in 1919 so the inside is aboslulty fascinating to see. Over the years it served as a way to honour the memory of lost sailors, to mark the entrance to the port, and of course, to indicate the time!
The tower is forty five metres high and it's a 192 step climb to the top!
There are some insanely unique restaurants here in Montreal and no matter how hard you try you probably could never discover them all. There's constantly a new themed restaurant, unique food, or crazy decor that you just have to visit.
Maggie Oakes is a unique restaurant located at 426 Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montreal! They have a huge herb wall that they actually cut herbs from right in front of your eyes and use to garnish your dishes!
This is the perfect place to bring your date to impress them, with your best friends to celebrate a friendaversary or with your family on someone's birthday! For any occasion, this restaurant is a super fun and unique place to explore in the city.