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Victoria Square (French: Square Victoria) is a town square and public space in the Quartier International de Montréal (also called the International Quarter) area of downtown Montreal, Quebec, at the intersection of Beaver Hall Hill and McGill Street. The Square forms an integral component of the city’s urban public transit system and constitutes a ‘prestige address’ for the international face of the city. It is bordered by Viger Street to the North, Saint Jacques Street to the South,Beaver Hall Hill to the West and Square Victoria Street (an extension of McGill Street) along the eastern side. As with other city squares, Square Victoria is open 24 hours per day to all citizens of Montreal and provides the role of an urban breathing space, with dense foliage to the South that tapers as the square rises up Beaver Hall Hill.
Square-Victoria-OACI is a station on the Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in Victoria Square near the Quartier international de Montréal district, in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The station opened on February 6, 1967, four months after most of the initial network, and was briefly the terminus of the orange line until Bonaventure station was opened a week later.