Montreal Tower Observatory Admission Plus Optional Olympic Park Or Biodome Tour
This tour will take guests on a tour of the tallest inclined tower in the world, complete with an added tour of the botanical garden. The Montreal Tower Observatory Admission Plus Optional Olympic Park Or Biodome Tour is well worth the price and if this is your first time visiting the beautiful city of Montreal this tour is a must to get well acquainted with the city first hand. You'll notice that the city is actually quite beautiful especially from such a tall building, and the tour is very detailed. Guests will see how the tower is a spectacular work of art, and with the added benefit of the botanical garden this is one featured packed tour. The Montreal Tower Observatory Admission Plus Optional Olympic Park Or Biodome Tour is a great way to experience a city that doesn't get enough credit for its beauty, and if you are bringing children along they will get a kick out of how unique the structure of the building is in the skyline of this big city.
Get the best panoramic views of Montreal from 575 feet (175 meters) above! Take a unique funicular ride up the side of the tower to reach the observatory and enjoy sweeping views over the city. Add on a guided tour of where the 1976 Olympic Games took place or entrance to the Montreal Biodome for a truly unique experience.
The Montreal Tower Observatory is located in the highest inclined tower in the world, with an elevation of 575 feet (175 meters) and 45-degree angle. The Tower of Pisa, by comparison, has a 5-degree angle. You reach the Observatory by a 2-level glass funicular that can accommodate 76 passengers at a time. The trip to the top takes approximately 2 minutes.
The view of Montreal is as unique as it is exceptional. On a clear day, you can see up to 50 miles (80 km) all around, including the Laurentian Mountains. It is not surprising that the Montreal Tower is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, next to, among others, the CN Tower in Toronto, the Empire State Building in New York and the Menara Tower in Kuala Lumpur.
Olympic Stadium Tour: The guided tours of the Olympic Stadium are 30 minutes long and begin with a brief history of the 1976 Olympic Games. Afterwards, experienced guides take you to the Sports Centre, where you can admire the impressive Olympic pools and the Olympic Stadium. And at the end of this visit, you can understand why the Stadium is considered one of the wonders of modern architecture!
Montreal Biodome: The Biodome is located in the shadow of the Montreal Tower and highlights the ecosystems of the Americas with spectacular plant life, animal life and exhibits. See reptiles, birds, penguins and more in there natural environment. Also included is entrance into the botanical garden and the creepy, crawly insectarium.