Being a former native site, Place Jacques-Cartier was the central gathering point of Old Montreal for centuries.
In the early 19th century, the Château Vaudreuil (former residence of the French Governors, which became a boys' college) burned down. The liquidators decided to use the land for public markets instead.
Over the years, the site's restaurants and street entertainers have made it a tourist hub
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Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, Québec, Canada