Montreal Botanical Garden and Biodome
The main attraction for people seeking indoor nature in Canada's francophone metropolis is the Biodome, an indoor garden/zoo with animals and plants from all over the Americas. Exhibits range from a Canadian maple forest to wildlife-filled tropical ecosystems. The Biodome is one of Montreal's main attractions, especially in the wintertime, but the adjacent botanical garden has a number of greenhouses that feature equally attractive natural landscapes (minus the animals).
The impressive menu of highlights includes rare fruit trees, fern forests and desert ecosystems. Orchid gardens and a tropical rain forest greenhouse can also be found on the grounds, while the garden's exhibition greenhouses change throughout the year.