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Observatoire de la Capitale

Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
+1 418-644-9841
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Located on the 31st (and top) floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, the Observatory is the highest point in Québec City, offering a spectacular 360 degree view. It offers a new multimedia interpretation display that takes visitors on a fantastic journey through time. State-of-the-art technology in the form of interactive touch screen terminals, soundscapes, and 3D images takes travelers back through Québec City’s rich past.
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Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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"aerial view"
in 3 reviews
"great overview of the city"
in 3 reviews
"observatory offers"
in 2 reviews
"wide view"
in 2 reviews
"rotating restaurant"
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"tallest building"
in 2 reviews
"observation deck"
in 3 reviews
"entire area"
in 3 reviews
"great view of the river"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
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"highest point"
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"historical information"
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"saint lawrence river"
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"old town"
in 4 reviews
"plains of abraham"
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"quebec"
in 34 reviews
"capitole"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's the nice thing: You don't HAVE to eat at the restaurant to enjoy the views, and it doesn't cost a thing to go up. It is a rotating restaurant, though, so if you find that sort of thing disorienting, be warned. It's also a...More

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Commission de l... c, Community manager at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi femaleboxer, Let me say there is a confusion here between two tourists sites. You mean the restaurant Le Ciel because Observatoire de la Capitale isn't a rotating restaurant. Next time you visting Québec city, let's take a look at the Observatoire de la Capitale,...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We really enjoyed this. It's only $10.00 to go up to the observatory. The 360 degree views are captivating. Plaques placed around the observatory give info on the views and history of the areas. A good place to go and learn more about he city....More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

the entrance is a little hard to find but worth it. the top is actually a restaurant that serves great meals..but.. they do not mind if you want to walk around and enjoy the view..The restaurant is revolving..takes about an hour to do a full...More

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Commission de l... c, Community manager at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hello Jaross01, We're sorry, but the attraction you're talking about is Le Ciel restaurant. Next time, see the Observatoire de la Capitale. Enjoy the view of Québec's capital from its highest point. It’s a whole new way to see Québec City. We hope to welcome...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to see the city. There are historical descriptions of Quebec on the walls which adds to the experience. La Ciel rotating restaurant on top of a nearby hotel also gives great views however for the cost this is the best...More

Thank Gary W
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Located in a city that is not surrounded by high buildings, the observatory allows to see the whole city plus a great view of the river and the mountains in the back. There's also a lot of info about Quebec and a nice video that...More

Thank Pablo R
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hello Pablo R, Thank ou for your review. Our tickets are available for one day so it's possible to come with the same entrance ticket between opening hours. The team of Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This building let you have a very relaxing good view of the city, in your own pace. The ticket is good for the whole day, so you can return and take another look if you want to.

Thank Edward L
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hello Edward L, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. The team of Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Very nice area to view this beautiful city :) I would return again definitely! I took many photos of the different areas!

Thank Brie V
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Hello Brie V, Thank you very much for your review. The team of Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Very nice views of Quebec City and the surrounding areas (I could even see the spray from the Chute-Montmorency, where we were earlier in the day!) Not much else up there apart from infograms on the walls. Spent roughly half an hour there. Was gutted...More

Thank Gavin W
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Hello Gavin W, Thank for your review. The team of the Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited the Observatoire de la Capitale. The views from the 31st floor gave us a real sense of the city and environs. Along all the interior walls were many facts about the history of Quebec and it’s people. We learned a lot and...More

Thank Ann G
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Hello Ann G, Thank you very much for your great review. The team of the Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

This observatory is located in the tallest building in Quebec City, the Marie-Guyart Building. You cannot miss it as it is a impressive monolith like structure close to the Parliament building. It is named after Marie Guyart, who founded the Convent of the Ursulines and...More

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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Hi jer b, First of all, thanks for your interest in visiting Observatoire de la Capitale, Quebec City’s highest point! As you may know your ticket allows you to return as many times as you want in the same day. In addition to the breathtaking...More

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