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Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site, Quebec City

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Visit the only still-standing fortified city walls north of Mexico at Fortifications of Québec 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 Québec National Historic Site and other attractions in Quebec City using our Quebec City tourist route planner.
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  • The wall is quite interesting to see up close and walk along top. There are many gates and lookouts along the wall. I thought it was neat to see where the guards would have been located to defend the ...  more »
  • The views are excellent, great to walk in the early morning, during the day or in the evening! Do not miss it!  more »
  • Lovely gates, you can drive through 3 of them. Great place for a walk just above the old city. Most of the wall has been rebuilted as has the gates. Grassy area around the walls.  more »
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  • Beautiful city. Amazing walking tour
  • Historical place. It was a wonderful experience meeting people and seeing place. It's great using horse carriages for a tour.
  • The most beautiful city in North America in my opinion.
  • A really nice historical building which changes appereance of the region.
  • The walls that surround Quebec have been ably maintained and are well placarded. Now you can walk along the top of many stretches for excellent views of the city.