During the International Day for Monuments and Sites 2012, presented by Héritage Montréal, The Friends of Saint-Laurent Boulevard invite you to enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the Main, historic cradle of the Montréal Portuguese community.
THE PORTUGUESE NEIGHBORHOOD: AT THE HEART OF THE MAIN
Discover the visible and hidden traces of the rich and diversified contribution of this cultural community that planted its roots on the Main some 60 years ago.
After a historic overview of the Portuguese immigration and integration in Québec, the tour explores the Portuguese neighbourhood and multifaceted Luso-Montréal culture on a visit of the area’s popular meeting place and its heritage.
Sunday April 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rain or shine, departure on Northeast corner of Saint-Laurent Boulevard and Des Pins Avenue.
* Free activity. No reservation needed. This activity will be offered in French only.