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Terrasse Dufferin, Quebec City

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#2 of 30 in Historic Sites in Quebec City
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A stroll along the wide boardwalk of Terrasse Dufferin brings to light the area's colonial cannons, the grand architecture of Chateaux Forntenac, and views of the St. Lawrence River. Artists and performers frequent this terrace in summer with entertainment, and it's a good place to find and souvenirs. Watch for a revealed archeological site that offers glimpses of the excavated remains of the fort beneath. With our custom trip planner, Quebec City attractions like Terrasse Dufferin can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It is a nice place to be no matter what hour of the day it is, because the view of Québec, Levis and the Saint Lawrence river from the Terrase Dufferin is impressing at every hour. Here you can pass l...  more »
  • Beautiful sights and views and connected to all the other, equally beautiful sights and views! Make sure the Terrasse is part of you plans to walk around the city  more »
  • From the terrace you have a beautiful view of the Chateau Frontenac, the lower town and San Lorenzo. We avoided the staircase, which looks very impressive (at least down-for the return there is a funicular), due to the cold wind coming up from the river
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