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Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, Quebec City
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Visit the only still-standing fortified city walls north of Mexico at Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, part of Quebec's World Heritage-listed historic district. The 17th-century walls include four surviving gates, where original stonework was reinforced by the British after taking Quebec City in 1759. Explore the impressive fortifications, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, and get to know a part of Canada's colonial history. Arrange to visit Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site and other attractions in Quebec City using our Quebec City tourist route planner.
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  • Easy access and a great tour. Very informative and the guide knew the history well. Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend. 
  • impressive and very nice has an air to Europe, besides the imposing castle there are a series of restaurants real good in those surroundings and also make interventions artistic Street in the terrace facing the Castle.
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  • A very cool, walkable attraction (we walked from the Chateau Frontenac). Easy to find and very interesting. A nice, quick way to learn some of Quebec's history.