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Funicular

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 16 Petit-Champlain St | (Near Champlain), Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H4, Canada
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+1 418-692-1135
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This cable-car ride connects the Terrasse Dufferin with Lower Town for...

This cable-car ride connects the Terrasse Dufferin with Lower Town for those not up for the steep stairway.

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Nice way to take a different look at things

for only a couple bucks it not a bad way to get another look at the city and river. Plus after walking up and down the hill 2-3 times in a couple days it was nice to relax for a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
theWinterMe
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East Haddam, Connecticut
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East Haddam, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

for only a couple bucks it not a bad way to get another look at the city and river. Plus after walking up and down the hill 2-3 times in a couple days it was nice to relax for a minute

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun and easy way to get from upper to lower town in Quebec City. Inexpensive. Good view of the St. Lawrence River while travelling.

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Thank Eleanore R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This short ride is very welcome when getting around Quebec City. It's a quirky experience and enjoyable. The views on the way up are great.

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Mississauga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Save yourself the steep climb and take the funiculaire when going from lower town to upper town and vice versa. At a cost of $2.50 per ride per person, it's well worth it. Nice view lower town.

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Marietta, Ga
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Funicular itself isn't really anything special, but when you're in a hurry to catch a tour from the tourism office, it does save you all those stairs and some time.

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Rye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Either up or down, to and from the Chateau Frontenac and Petite Champlain... just 2.50 CAD it's a quick and easy way to avoid the Breakneck steps which may not be suitable for everyone...

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Thank Barbara A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took this ride and it was the perfect view! It was freezing but you couldn't resist taking it all in

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New Brunswick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So fun to take the tram up the hill day and night, great view of Petite Champlain as going up and down. Its located in the little yellow shop. It operates until 11pm.

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Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this going down the Old Quebec .Take pictures as you go down .Before hopping in , shop along the way .There are shops where you can buy refrigerator magnets,shirts and other canadian stuff.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going from either lower to upper or reverse this is a very fun must do for the experience as it is quaint and nice.

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