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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
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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