From the opposite side of the Bonsecours Basin in Old Montreal and Old Port, you can watch the sunset turn the sky into soft pastel colours over Bonsecours Market and the lights beginning to glisten as evening starts to settle in. The calm waters of the basin create a duplicate image of the Bonsecours Market in the water with the sunset colours above.
This is a stunning sight to see which brings out the true aura that surrounds the market. The Bonsecours Market is situated in the heart of a vast selection of some of the most important tourist attractions of Montreal, Quebec and millions of people come here yearly to see the sights.
Inside the heritage building which houses Bonsecours Market, you will find boutiques, restaurants, galleries and exhibits which will make your trip to Montreal, Quebec very memorable. Some of the boutiques are classified as higher end stores that sell incredible jewelry, art, pottery, decorative creations, designer clothes and top of the line leather goods.
This is a paradise for tourists and is within walking distance to many other attractions such as the IMAX, Science Centre and the Bonsecours Basin which hosts many shows. Museums, City Hall, National Historic Sites and chapels surround the market and a walk beside the river takes tourists to an Archaeology and History Museum and the Notre-Dame Basilica. If visiting Montreal, Quebec in the winter, the water is frozen solid and the area is used as an outdoor skating rink.
Whether you are in Montreal on a warm evening in the summer or a cold one in the winter, activities are always happening around the Bonsecours Market and each sunset can bring a display of fascinating colours.
Bonsecours Market, Marche Bonsecours seen from the Bonsecours Basin at night in Old Montreal and Old Port, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/13.0, exposure time of 2/1 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 100mm.
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