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Observatoire de la Capitale

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Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
+1 418-644-9841
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Quebec City Day Tour from Montreal
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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"
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"great overview of the city"
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"observatory offers"
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"wide view"
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"tallest building"
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"observation deck"
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"highest point"
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"historical information"
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"saint lawrence river"
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"sunny day"
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"walk around"
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"old town"
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"plains of abraham"
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"31st"
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"visibility"
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"quebec"
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"capitole"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 days ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best aerial views of the city, but a bit pricey given there are no tour guides. The videos were not the best qualityMore

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Commission de l... c, Community manager at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello ATLWorthy, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. It’s good to know that, in high season, you can find a guide at the top who will be pleased to answer all of you questions and give you all information...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Observatoire de la Capitale is on the 31st floor of what looks like an office building next to the National Assembly. We were staying at the Delta Hotel across the street so it was very easy to get to. It cost $14.50 to take...More

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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this nice review. We appreciated reading that our visitors liked our exhibit. This is definitely a good place to start to discover the different landmarks. We hope that your advice will be useful for our next visitors. Price for adult is 14,75$...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We arrived a short time before closing. The staff were very friendly. The top floor is surrounded by windows and you can walk around and look in every direction. It gives you a real sense of the geography of the area. When we were leaving...More

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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank your for your review. We appreciate reading that our visitors enjoyed their visit. Indeed, the Observatoire de la Capitale is a good starting point to understand how the city is built. L'équipe de l'Observatoire de la Capitale

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Was happy we were able to go to the observation deck and look over the city. It was so clear and could see for miles. Excellent way to see everything and take it all in.More

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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate knowing that our visitors like the view of Quebec city. Actually, the photos you posted are the ones from Montreal. The other readers also like to see your beautiful pictures taken from the Observatoire de la...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

It's an interactive visit, don't wait for a very long building, but it's location gives you the privilege to admire this wonderful city the old part as the new one, must visit

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Clear 360 views all round including the plains of Abraham, Levis and île de l’Orléans with the mountain ranges on the horizon. Not very busy so great opportunities for pics.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The building isn't very high but you will get a lovely panoramic view from the top still. You can overlook the city through the windows. As you walk trough, you can see pictures and read up on the history on the building etc too.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to visit the Observatoire on a clear sunny morning just after a tour group had exited. Apart from the stunning views, a very useful feature is the presence of monitors with points of interest highlighted for easy identification. For each point of...More

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Lysanne M, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for this review. We appreciated reading that our visitors liked our exhibit. We provide the best information about our beautiful city and province for a competitive price if you compare with other Observation deck on the East coast.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This building is right behind the Parliament building in Quebec. It is on the 31st floor of the tallest sky scraper in the city. The top floor has enormous picture windows that look out into the city. They are open from 10-5 daily but I...More

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Lysanne M, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for this nice review. We appreciated reading that our visitors liked our exhibit. You gave a wonderful description of our concept. We hope that your good commentary will be useful for our next visitors.

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