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Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site

2 Rue d'Auteuil | Corner St.Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
+1 888-773-8888
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The only walled city in Canada, Quebec City still is home to a variety of old forts and military structures. Meet with history in the only fortified city of North America! The suggested route, showcasing photos, texts, and videos, offers detailed information concerning the many sites and vestiges that you will encounter in the context of this must-see tour of the history of Quebec. BaladoDiscovery Free App Live this free unique thematic experience in the historical heart of Quebec guided by this free App. Following suggested trail: 1,8 km
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“walled city” (45 reviews)
“old city” (70 reviews)
“parks canada” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Rue d'Auteuil | Corner St.Jean, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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"walled city"
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"old city"
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"parks canada"
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"entire city"
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"we enjoyed walking"
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"guided tour"
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"take photos"
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"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"north america"
in 7 reviews
"lots of history"
in 6 reviews
"plains of abraham"
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"upper town"
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"chateau frontenac"
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"quebec"
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"artillery"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love to walk the walls. There are some significant repairs taking place so some parts are not accessible. You see a lot of people hanging out, enjoying the views and the sun. Check it out.

Thank DAuntDeb
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's free and has restrooms, so it's worth a look if you want more info about how the walls were built.

Thank Gerri B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Parks Canada guided tour of the fortifications around Quebec. It was free for us with our annual Discovery pass. There were 14 in our group which was manageable. The guide (Rachel), a bilingual university student, was well-spoken and lively, and clearly knows...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a rare walled city in North America, but don't expect a great deal other than a few minutes of looking around. Much of it was under construction when we visited, so I'm sure that effected my ambivalence.

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little museum and outdoor space with artillery, archaeology, and history of the old city and its military installations. I enjoyed this more than the tour of the Citadelle--if you only have time for one, I'd recommend this free spot over the tour you're charged...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the various gates are very picturesque. However, the wall appears to be under repair/renovatiuon so you can't really walk the wall from lone gate to another.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walls were well kept. We thought that we could walk the whole length of the walls but that was not the case.

Thank Essendon52
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our apartment was a block away from one of the gates so on warm evenings we joined the locals and had a picnic on the grass on top of the wall.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

free walking and steps to the wall. romantic lighting at night and luckly you would see carriage passing through

Thank ivycai
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are amazing to see in person! I am amazed at how old they are! It is an easy walk to them too!

Thank Brie V
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Janina P
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Response from Therese W | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is more than one. I took lift up and walked down. Great view from the top.
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Jerry C
3 July 2016|
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Response from GinDub | Reviewed this property |
It is mostly expensive to park in the city i dont know if you hotel allow you to park but the best is to take a bus And in Quebec city it is very easy to walk around the city and even to go from UpQuebec to Low Quebec you... More
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