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La Citadelle de Quebec

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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
+1 418-694-2815
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A trip to remember and a must to return someday. Canada is always so great to visit. My wife and I really love this part of the country. We will come back.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 6 days ago

winter surprised us the morning we planned to go to the citadellle. we hiked up but didn't experience the best views that it is known for. regardless i'm glad we did the tour to learn more about the 22nd brigade. As a US citizen, I...More

Thank JMS49506
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Citadelle is very reasonably priced and a great value! The tour was informative and our tour guide Matthew was very friendly, and he alternated leading tours in French and English. It was pretty slippery, so wear some good boots! The museum was wonderful- in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The changing of the guard takes place at 10:00 am. It isn’t too crowded, so you’ll have a good view wherever you stand.

Thank snr6253
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a walking tour of the Citadelle and despite the windy, rainy, cold conditions, greatly enjoyed ourselves. Rich history, witty/funny tour guide, interesting buildings and views. Definitely worth your while! Learned a lot of new things.

Thank NatureMarie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. While vacationing in Quebec City this summer, we took the recommendation from several people to visit the Citadelle. Nestled in the outskirts of Old Quebec City, the Citadel is home to the Royal 22nd regiment. This is an active military base,...More

Thank AviMom2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the time to visit this active base and learn more about the history of Quebec and Canada. Great views of the city and the river!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This structure sits on the tallest hill in Quebec City and is so huge, it overwhelms the entire highest plateau. From here, you can view the harbor, the upper and lower city and as far as the eye can see. It is no wonder that...More

Thank Dave46033
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated at the top end of the town, overlooking the river below, you can feel the history of this structure, and you feel for those that had to live here, as with all buildings of this type, practicability overcame the need for stunning architecture, but...More

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quebec City is fun of history and the Citadel is a big part of that history. The Citadel is located in the Upper Town. To reach the fortification, it is a 15-20 uphill walk from the Provencial Parliament building. There are markers with useful information...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.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
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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