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Reaching École Polytechnique de Montréal

The address of École Polytechnique is:
Pavillon MacKay-Lassonde Campus de l'Université de Montréal
2500, chemin de la Tour
Montréal, (Québec) Canada, H3T 1J4

You can reach the Pavillon Lassonde by:

  1. Car:
  2. Metro: You must get off at "Université de Montréal" (blue line). Metro Map
  3. Train: You are probably arriving at the "Gare-Centrale" station. You can then take the metro at "Bonaventure" (orange line, direction "Cote-Vertu") get off and change the metro at "Snowdon".
  4. Bus: You are probably arriving at the "Berri-UQAM" station. You can then take the metro (orange then blue lines).
  5. Airplane: A taxi from the airport is around $CA 40. You can also take a bus that will bring you to a metro station for around $CA 8. Check for more information.

About Montréal

Montréal is a place where people from all around the globe come together to enjoy a Canadian city with a European life-style. An island set along the mighty St. Lawrence River, Montreal is known as the city built around a mountain, "Mont Real" meaning "Real Mountain", which is dominating the city and from the top of which can be enjoyed a breathtaking view (local transportation, walking paths, and organised tours are available). Montréal has an international reputation for excellent dining. It offers a restaurant for every budget and every taste. Its infrastructure, each year, accommodates thousands of tourists enjoying the many international events, such as the Jazz Festival or the International Film Festival. Montréal has one of the lowest North American crime rates; it does not have any dangerous area and visitors of both sexes can safely walk around the city at any time during day or night. In public places, restaurant or public transportation, the usual precautions suffice to make a period spent in Montreal enjoyable and safe. Montréal promotes green development, emphasizing the use of taxis and on-the-spot rental bikes that can be found at convenient locations all around the city. Montréal is a true multi-lingual and multi-cultural city, with over 150 ethnies living together. Local people are renowned for their kindness and for being easy-going.

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