Mount Royal's Plateau neighborhood has transformed itself from a few run down blocks to one of the most prominent neighborhoods in Montreal. The diverse culture of The Plateau gives it an energetic artistic vibe. When walking down the streets of The Plateau you will find it to be a warm and welcoming neighborhood with friendly locals and lots of local cafes and shops. It is common to see artist performing a street show or a group of debating intellectuals gathered at a side walk cafe. Spend the day exploring the quaint architecture or lounging on the vast green spaces then get a bite of dinner and witty conversation at one of the many local restaurants.