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The Citadelle is an active military garrison and a National Historic Site located on Cap Diamant. Its construction began in 1820. Its walls enclose 300 years of military history spanning the French, British and Canadian periods. Guided tours of the...more
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1, Cote de la Citadelle | Cap-Diamant, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4V7, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed watching the changing of the guard ceremony. Be sure and be there early in the morning if you want to see it. Also, they offer free tours of the grounds.

Thank John76051
Reviewed yesterday

This was a very impressive ceremony and he band was terrific. The goat was amazing too, the goat was incredibly well behaved. All in all, though, we felt that this was twice as long as it needed to be. Other's may disagree, of course, but...More

Thank mariet508
Reviewed 2 days ago

The 2 hour walking lantern tour will take you here in the early evening when it is cool and quiet. The walk includes private passage into the old fortress. We missed the changing of the guard.

Thank Tenbiking
Reviewed 3 days ago

It took place at 10 am. The goat mascot is brought out. There is a small museum inside. You can have your photo taken with the goat or the guards.An interesting formal ceremony

Thank BlanquitaMaria
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting to walk where so much history was made- very special - good to learn about our history in our country - recommended for all - family friendly

Thank dar2027
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Citadelle and its tour are great. This is an active military installation - try to be there for the changing of the guard. You learn about the brave Québécois who serve in and served in the 22d Régiment. A fabulous view of the St....More

Thank Frank N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a very nice guide (Jessica) who walked with us. It felt like all the tour guides were very knowledgeable of the site and its history, as well as the history of Quebec City itself. While you do not have access to all the...More

Thank Ritch L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a guided tour of the Citadel on a very warm day. The tour guide was sensitive to the heat and found shady spots to stop and talk about each feature. She was full of information about the place, military history and stories about...More

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had heard that the changing of the guard at the Citadelle started at 10am however we were very surprised to find out that it cost $16/adult, $14 for seniors. Having just been to Ottawa, you could see the changing of the guard for free...More

Thank dac6054
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the English speaking tour with Felix. He was very informative and mixed in some humor which is always nice. Basically it’s a tour around the grounds with the ability to go into a few buildings. The museum is cool too. The views of...More

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Matthew C
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Veronica S | Reviewed this property |
I would double check and call about a night tour, I don't believe there is one.
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George1127
July 4, 2018|
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vince l
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Pjo423 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is at 10 am
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