Sights & Attractions in Québec City

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Name Category Location
 
Antiques district
Antiques shops cluster around rues St-Pierre and...
Stores / Malls Lower Town
 
Avenue Cartier
The mix of reasonably priced restaurants and...
Neighborhoods / Streets Outside the Old City
 
Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec
François de Laval, the first bishop of New...
Religious Sites Upper Town
 
Boutique des Métiers d'Art du Québec
After the death in 2009 of the legendary...
Museums / Galleries Lower Town
 
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
The first Anglican cathedral outside the British...
Religious Sites Upper Town
 
Édifice Price
Styled after the Empire State Building, the...
Architectural Sites Upper Town
 
Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires
The fortress shape of the altar is no accident;...
Religious Sites Lower Town
 
Église St-Jean-Baptiste
Architect Joseph-Ferdinand Peachy's crowning...
Religious Sites Outside the Old City
 
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
The most photographed landmark in Québec City,...
Hotels Upper Town
 
Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
In the early 19th century this was just a clear...
Parks Upper Town
 
Grande-Allée
One of the city's oldest streets, the Grande...
Neighborhoods / Streets Outside the Old City
 
Grosse Île National Park
For thousands of immigrants from Europe in the...
Parks Upper Town
 
Henry Stuart House
If you want to get a firsthand look at how the...
Houses / Mansions Upper Town
 
Hôtel du Parlement
The only French-speaking legislature in...
Government Buildings Outside the Old City
 
Huron-Wendat Village
A 25-minute drive outside city limits takes you...
Native American Sites Outside the Old City
 
Ice Hotel
The first of its kind in North America, this...
Hotels Outside the Old City
 
Jardin des Gouverneurs
In this small park just south of the Château...
Parks Upper Town
 
L'Escalier Casse-Cou
The steepness of the city's first iron...
Architectural Sites Lower Town
 
La Citadelle
Built at the city's highest point, on Cap...
Military Sites Upper Town
 
Maison Chevalier
This old stone house (which is actually three...
Houses / Mansions Lower Town
 
Maison J. A. Moisan
Founded in 1871 by Jean-Alfred Moisan, this store...
Stores / Malls Outside the Old City
 
Maison Louis-Jolliet
Louis Jolliet, the first European to see the...
Houses / Mansions Lower Town
 
Montcalm Monument
France and Canada jointly erected this monument...
Memorials / Monuments Upper Town
 
Morrin Cultural Centre
This stately gray-stone building has served many...
Libraries Upper Town
 
Musée de l'Amérique Francophone
A former student residence of the Séminaire de...
Museums / Galleries Upper Town
 
Musée de la Civilisation
Wedged between narrow streets at the foot of the...
Museums / Galleries Lower Town
 
Musée du Fort
A 30-minute sound-and-light show reenacts the...
Museums / Galleries Upper Town
 
Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec
This neoclassical beaux arts structure showcases...
Museums / Galleries Upper Town
 
Observatoire de la Capitale
For a bird's-eye view from 31 stories up, check...
Viewpoints Outside the Old City
 
Old Port
On warm summer nights, the Old Port harbors an...
Promenades / Boardwalks Lower Town
 
Parc Aquarium du Québec
Breakfast with the walruses, lunch (carefully)...
Zoos / Aquariums Outside the Old City
 
Parc de l'Artillerie
Nineteenth-century British officers knew how to...
Military Sites Upper Town
 
Parc des Champs-de-Bataille
These 250 acres of gently rolling slopes have...
Parks Upper Town
 
Parc Jeanne d'Arc
An equestrian statue of Joan of Arc is the...
Parks Upper Town
 
Place d'Armes
For centuries, this square has been used for...
Squares Upper Town
 
Place de Paris
A much discussed (and sometimes ridiculed)...
Squares Lower Town
 
Place Royale
The houses that encircle this cobblestone square,...
Squares Lower Town
 
Plains of Abraham
This park, named after Abraham Martin, who used...
Parks Upper Town
 
Promenade des Premiers Ministres
This walk has a series of panels that tell the...
Promenades / Boardwalks Outside the Old City
 
Promenade Samuel-de-Champlain
This 2.5-kilometer (1.5-mile) park along the St....
Promenades / Boardwalks Outside the Old City
 
Rue du Petit-Champlain
The oldest street in the city was once the main...
Neighborhoods / Streets Lower Town
 
Séminaire de Québec
Behind iron gates, next to the...
Religious Sites Upper Town
 
St-Roch
Hip bars and trendy shops pepper St-Roch, once an...
Towns Outside the Old City
 
St. Matthew's Cemetery
The burial place of many of the earliest English...
Cemeteries Outside the Old City
 
Terrasse Dufferin
This wide boardwalk with an intricate...
Viewpoints Upper Town
 
Tours Martello
Of the 16 Martello towers in Canada, four were...
Military Sites Upper Town
 
Wolfe Monument
This tall monument marks the place where the...
Memorials / Monuments Upper Town

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