Sights & landmarks in Quebec City

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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    My first time in Quebec city during our 3000km driving trip all the way to PEI and old Quebec city is truly a gorgeous place with many architectural influences left by the British in a true European style. Most surely we will be back due to finding it so romantic and 'calm' similarly to the towns of Seville or Venice when most of the tourists are gone.

    We arrived here mid September and were fortunate to have some very nice, sunny weather. We managed to find all the turns via my mobile google satellite view (as we drove from the western part of the city where they still build massively) where we also found some good parking, underneath a building off rue Saint Louis for around 22 CAD/day in a special designed multi level parking space: you cannot simply park on the cobbled streets so research this in advance and yes, parking is expensive here, just like everything else.

    All is walking distance, make sure you have non slippery flat shoes or at least wedge shoes, as I tend to wear (I learned this the hard way after cutting my ankles on the cobbled streets of Santorini, however sporty I am) and plan in advance what you want to visit. Most of the indoor places of interest have an entrance fee, except the Notre Dame cathedral (Notre Dame in Montreal is around 18 CAD if I remember correctly, by contrast) and I will be writing reviews about everything worth visiting. I hope this helps in organising your day.
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • Jules
    Coffs Harbour, Australia12 contributions
    Such a beautiful area to visit! The funicular lines were long so we walked up to the castle from here.
    The small shops were excellent- try the fudge shop 🥰
    Written October 17, 2023
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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    A great place to relax in the sun or in the shade with great views over the water and the Lower town. You can take the funicular from here (right near the statue, located in the glass house) to reach the Lower town, or you can wall all the way to the Citadel (the entrance is on the opposite site though, if you want to visit it). Lots of information about the origins of the terrace and several musicians to entertain you.

    A very romantic place, if you like history and it reminds me of so many historic European cities.

    To one side, there are several hotels, some older than others, with probably bird eye view over this whole location.
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    Gorgeous cathedral and free to access (unlike Notre Dame in Montreal where there is an entry fee of 18 CAD) with the lines you normally find in more northern European cathedrals as opposed of the Portuguese or some Spanish cathedrals for example.

    I liked it's simplicity with only some golden adornments around the altar area besides the usual stained glass typically found here.

    Quiet, despite being located in the busy part of the old Quebec town and just beautiful.
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    To reach the lower town you either take the funicular from the Dufferin terrace for 5 CAD one way/per person (the entrance is located inside the glass square houses right near the statue - don't forget to press on the door to access this area) with the capacity of the funicular of max 6-8 people and going every minute, reaching the old town in 1 minute.

    The other option is to walk all the way here, if you have the energy, and immerse yourself in more touristic attractions with lots of over prices cake shops/ice cream shops/nougaterie or restaurants and fashion shops far detached from the French or European fashion though.

    Cobbled streets located near the water, the ferry not far from here, a gorgeous piazza with people watching as in the style you find in most of Med countries, if you are fortunate to be here on a sunny day.
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    Place Royale specifically is a square with cobbled streets located just off the small road that leads to the funicular, if you want to go to the Upper town: funicular costs 5 CAD one way per person.

    This square is full of history, romantic, no wonder is packed with people in the several restaurants in this area, if you come here on a warm day.

    Just gorgeous
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • George J
    1 contribution
    I love Quebec City! Short flight to experience French cuisine, cobble stone stone streets in one of the oldest cities in North America. And, these French speakers are actually Friendly! Let me not forget to mention the great exchange rate for our dollar.
    Written November 9, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia44,430 contributions
    The Plains Of Abraham is an important historical area. This is a battlefields park, quite large in size. Its history goes a long way back to the early days of Canada's beginnings. There are museums and many activities that take place here. It is definitely worth visiting and learning so much about the country's French and British past.
    Written October 20, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia44,430 contributions
    The Parliament in Quebec was built in the second half of the 19th century in the architectural style of the Second Empire. The Louvre in Paris was the inspiration for its design. It is an amazing building. It's quite beautiful both inside as well as outside. After going through a brief security check by some very friendly staff we were free to walk around in most areas of the building and enjoyed our time there.
    Written October 20, 2023
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  • TERRAvelista
    London, UK17,535 contributions
    The promenade takes you from Dufferin terrace all the way to the back of the Citadel. It is a long walk, so make sure you have comfortable shoes. I liked that is full of wildlife: we saw many birds, squirrels and even a small snake.

    Well maintained, is bears the name of the 'gouverneurs' who used to have their walk here.

    Great views over the water and Lower town in the distance.
    Written October 29, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia44,430 contributions
    The Morrin Centre is an amazing cultural centre. It is meant to spread the word about the history and culture of English speaking canadians. It's a sort of special library. It has vast amounts of information and it really opens visitors' minds into Canada's history and culture.
    Written October 22, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia44,430 contributions
    Quebec is the only walled city in Canada. There are extensive fortifications around the city and it is quite an experience walking around them. There is much evidence of Canada's history and culture all around.
    Written October 22, 2023
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  • Moe_Ipak
    United States375 contributions
    Wonderful place to walk. We hiked down and enjoyed the sunset here. Wasn't crowded at all and had a nice evening.
    Written July 21, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia44,430 contributions
    The Old Port is a picturesque part of Quebec. It is a really lovely area in which to take a stroll and just enjoy yourself. There are all types of shops, from restaurants and bars to gift shops and everything else you would wish for. And there is the river and the boats and the beautiful scenery. You wouldn't want to miss it.
    Written October 22, 2023
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  • Shelemi
    Kingston, Canada14 contributions
    A bit of a different twist to exploring the arts in this great museum...
    Adding dinner in the museum was the perfect start to exhibits.
    Manager, wait staff and Food was great!
    Highly recommend adding this in to your tour, a perfect combo!
    Written November 7, 2023
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