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What to see in Quebec City

Battlefields Park (Plains of Abraham)

Once the setting for bloody battles between the British and French, the Plains of Abraham today serve as Quebec City's…

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Fortifications

Guided walking tours of the three miles (5km) of city wall that surrounds the old city of Québec trace the evolution…

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Funicular

A panoramic bird's eye view of historic Québec City can be had from the cabin of the funicular that travels at…

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L'Île d'Orléans

The little island in the St Lawrence River, just 15 minutes from downtown Québec City, is an historical treasure…

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Lower Town (Basse-Ville)

Quebec City's Lower Town (Basse-Ville) is the charming 'old quarter' of the city, full of narrow, winding streets, historical…

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Montmorency Falls Park

Just to the east of Québec City lies the spectacular Montmorency Falls, plunging 272 feet (83m), one and a half…

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Old Port of Montreal

Montreal's Old Port (Vieux Port de Montreal) is actually fairly new, having had a major face-lift to make it the most…

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Parliament Buildings

Just outside the old city walls stands the imposing 19th-century Parliament Building, inspired by the Louvre in Paris…

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Place Royale

The site of the historical Place-Royale complex was used in ancient times by the First Nations for trading, until the…

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