Attractions, places to visit in Quebec City

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Parlement - 5 min. walk from our establishment

The 19th-century, Louis XIV style Parliament Buildings are the home of the National Assembly of 125 province representatives. This imposing and beautiful 1886 building just outside of the city walls. The design is quite interesting, as the architect, Eugène-Étienne Taché, was inspired by the Louvre Museum in Paris. Illuminated at night, the buildings are open to visitors on guided tours throughout the day at no charge. 

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Citadelle -Changing of the guards-unique in Québec !- 3min

La Citadelle is the most important fortification built in Canada under British rule. The construction of the outer walls began in 1820 and it took 30 years to finish its construction. La Citadelle is an active military garrison and cannot be visited individually. Guided tours of 60 minutes are therefore offered in French or English. The guided tour will provide you information about the American attacks, the construction of the fortress and its buildings.

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Battlefields Park / Plaines d'Abraham - 7 min. walk

Nestled between Quebec City and the majestic St Lawrence River,The Battlefields Park, better known as the Plains of Abraham, is one of the world's most prestigious parks. The site of many clashes between the French and British empires in their struggle for domination, the Park was the scene of the 1759 battle that changed the course of North American history.

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Fortification of Québec City

Erected under both the French and English regimes in order to safeguard the city, the Fortifications of Québec bear witness to the evolution of Québec's defence system from the 17th to the 19th century. Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Québec is the only historic district in North America to have preserved its ramparts. Today, the numerous bastions, gates, and defence works still encircle the old city. 

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The Artilery Park - 2 min. walk

Located near St. John Gate, in the very heart of Old Québec, this site bears witness to over 250 years of history. Today, you can discover one by one its unique buildings and other installations that reflect the military and industrial history of Québec.

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The Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec - 3min.walk

In 1633, on part of the actual site, a humble votive chapel dedicated to the Virgin was built by Samuel de Champlain. It was rebuilt three times after fire and destruction, always on the same site. Rebuilt, in 1647, as Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix, after the fire of 1640, it became North America’s first parish church and was solemnly consecrated by Mgr de Laval in 1666.

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The Mont Sainte-Anne - 25 min. by car

You’ll find out a variety of services at Mont-Sainte-Anne: quality rental and maintenance equipment, restaurants all around the mountain, many different activities, and that’s a part from the wonderful skiing and XC skiing terrain. With quality installations, and trails for all levels; for you, Mont-sainte-Anne will become synonym of tradition. Discover all services and activities, schedules, fares and all you need to set a great visit.

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La Musée de la civilisation de Québec - 10 min. walk

Inaugurated in 1988, Musée de la civilisation is a modern state-run museum located in Québec City near the Place Royale historic site. Known as one of the most popular museums in Canada. 85, rue Dalhousie

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La musée de Beaux-Art - 4 min. by car

Inaugurated in 1933, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has become the living memory of art and artists of Québec Province. It features more than 30,000 works and art objects from the 17th century to the present day. Champs-de-Bataille.

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Le centre d'interprétation de la vie urbaine - 10 min. walk

The interpretation center is housed in Maison Chevalier. Built in 1752, the building represents a fine example of urban architecture in New France.
50, rue du Marché-Champlain.

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Musée Royal 22e Régiment -3 min. walk

The Royal 22e Regiment Museum, founded in 1950, maintains a collection of historic documents, cannons, and portable weapons as well as collections of insignias, medals, and uniforms. Côte de la Citadelle.

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Musée des Ursulines de Québec - -2 min. walk

Inaugurated in 1933, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has become the living memory of art and artists of Québec Province. It features more than 30,000 works and art objects from the 17th century to the present day. Champs-de-Bataille.

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L'Observatoire de la Capitale - 7 min. walk

The 19th-century, Louis XIV style Parliament Buildings are the home of the National Assembly of 125 province representatives. This imposing and beautiful 1886 building just outside of the city walls. The design is quite interesting, as the architect, Eugène-Étienne Taché, was inspired by the Louvre Museum in Paris. Illuminated at night, the buildings are open to visitors on guided tours throughout the day at no charge.

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The Montmerency Falls Park - 15 min. by car

The falls are 83 metres high, 27 metres higher than Niagara Falls. A cable car takes visitors to the top for a hike to viewing belvederes and the suspension bridge over the cascade at the top of the ridge. This park offers a multitude of activities for the entire family. In the summer, walk across one of two suspension bridges or through miles of parkland trails. 

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Le Musée de l'Amérique Française - 5 min. walk

A tour within the Francophonie of Americas! Located one the Séminaire de Québec site created in 1806, this museum is considered as being Canada’s oldest. It is basically a museum that reflects both the contemporary and the historical dynamism of French culture in North America.2, côte de la Fabrique

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Musée du Fort - 5 min. walk

Musée du Fort is recounting the rich civil and military history of Québec City from the time of its founding. Visitors will better understand how Québec City earned its reputation as an impregnable site. 
10, rue Sainte-Anne

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