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Montreal, host city of World Expo 1967, is the metropolis of Quebec, and the second largest city in Canada after Toronto. This predominantly French-speaking city is the center of business and culture of Quebec. Old Montreal has been declared a historic district in 1964...

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The Jacques Cartier Bridge spans the St. Lawrence River between the island of Montreal and the city of Longueuil on the south shore. An output between the two banks provided access to the Expo via La Ronde ( Sainte-Hélène Island)...

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RKnown for its leaning tower, the Montreal Olympic Stadium was built for the 1976 Olympic Games and has created a lot of cons-paid on its overall cost and this is not finished because the roof must be rebuilt...

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La Ronde has remained Quebec's largest amusement park since it opened in 1967...

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Housing the United States pavilion during the Expo 67 world's fair, this architectural masterpiece was designed by noted American architect Buckminster Fuller...

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Station Jean-Drapeau, Ile Ste-Helene station during Expo 67, now serves the park islands, Casino and La Ronde...

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Parc Jean-Drapeau boasts one of the finest aquatic complexes and outdoor pools in Canada. These world-class facilities were upgraded for the 2005 FINA competitions. It's the perfect place to train and compete, learn to swim or just cool off. All three pools are heated at 26 C and include a lane-swim pool, a diving pool, and a gradually sloping recreational pool to provide easier access for younger children...

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It is here that was presented to the delegations of the countries present at the Exposition Universelle of 1967. This site was also a theater outdoors very popular. Today, this site is unfortunately abandoned...

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The Casino de Montreal opened in 1993. It is noted for the quality of its gaming areas, its elegant site and impressive architecture. Located on ile Notre-Dame in the old France and Quebec Pavilions of Expo 67, the Casino attracts millions of visitors each year....

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The Casino de Montreal opened in 1993. It is noted for the quality of its gaming areas, its elegant site and impressive architecture. Located on ile Notre-Dame in the old France and Quebec Pavilions of Expo 67, the Casino attracts millions of visitors each year....

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La Toundra is located on ile Notre-Dame and is part of the Canada Pavilion, a legacy of Expo 67. It has two levels, including a mezzanine. Direct access to Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve by the main-entrance door even raises the possibility of a skating, walking or cycling break during your business meetings or family get-togethers...

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The beach at Parc Jean-Drapeau is a refreshing oasis just minutes from downtown Montreal. The water is always top quality. Come on your own or bring the whole family to enjoy outdoor swimming, lounging in the sun or playing sports like beach volleyball...

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The Montreal Olympic Rowing and Canoe-Kayak Basin provides the local public with the opportunity to practice three major team and performance water board-sports, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau, just 10 minutes from downtown Montreal...

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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is accessible to the public year round, for everything from biking to in-line skating or simply taking a walk, with a spectacular view of the Saint Lawrence River and downtown Montreal. But since Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is ile Notre-Dame's only street, the speed limit is 30 km/h... except for the weekends when car races are scheduled!...

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