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Saint-Sulpice Seminary, Montreal

Saint-Sulpice Seminary - Montreal, Canada
Saint-Sulpice Seminary
130 rue Notre-Dame West, Montreal, QC H2Y 1T1Map
Le Vieux Port
+1 514 873 2015(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Old Montreal
Overview

The oldest existing building in the city of Montreal, erected between 1684 and 1687, this seminary stands as a testament to the Sulpician nuns, under whose stewardship the fledgling province of Quebec developed. Designed by Fran├žois Dollier de Casson, salient features include the field-stone walls, lush gardens and the oldest church clock on the continent, itself a striking piece of work. The building is a sober piece of work, more an artifact of colonial pragmatism than a religious monument.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Place-d'Armes
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