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Observatoire de la Capitale, Quebec City
(4.4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Situated on the 31st and top floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, Observatoire de la Capitale offers a 360 degrees view of Québec City from 221 m (692 ft) above street level. Climb the city's tallest building, towering over the center of Parliament Hill, and visit the famous observatory. Enjoy views over the whole city, the St Lawrence River, and the area around the capital. Join the more than 1 million visitors who have enjoyed the view from the observatory since its opening in 1998, before learning about the history of Québec and relaxing with a drink. Use our Quebec City vacation builder to arrange your visit to Observatoire de la Capitale and other attractions in Quebec City.
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  • To access the last and 31st floor of Guyart building which hosts the Québec Observatory, used a hyper modern elevator. There high, wonder guaranteed: you can admire, in a 360 ° panorama, the city of Quebec (one can see, in the distance, the island of Orleans) and this is really great! Two caveats, however: at the top of the Observatory, the outside of windows is quite dirty (too bad for photos enthusiasts who, however, may have a heart) and adult, to access the last price floor of this tower, is quite expensive (the fact that you can stay as long as you want at the top of the Observatory, compensates somewhat).
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  • Fantastic views with an interesting movie filmed by a drone ,yes it is a glassed in observatory which doesn't detract from the views and allows school children and tourists to walk around unescorted.T...  more »
  • This is a 360 view and a history lesson all in one packed in one hour. Buy a coffee on the first floor and bring with you to enjoy view. The view is spectacular with information about what you are see...  more »
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  • Excellent views of the city from all sides. Very knowledgeable staff on hand to answer questions
  • This is one of the tallest buildings in Quebec City and probably the best place to see the city from above, including historic Old City and the Saint Lawrence River. Highly recommended for cityscape fanatics like me!
  • It's a really fun place! Great view of Qc City 👍 Too bad, they're not open at night.
  • Wonderfull views!
  • Besides being able to have a 360-degree view of the city, the observatory is equipped with informative tablets, from which you can learn more about the buildings you are seeing.