Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

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#6 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Quebec City
Tour the sights of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), a hilly district with a European feel to it. Growing out of a fort built in the early 17th century, the development of the area has been slow and steady, thanks to the military presence and fortifications. You'll see the positive impact that influence has had on the area, with its pleasant 19th century architecture, masses of parks and open spaces, and thriving local businesses. Take a stroll through the walkable neighborhood, admiring the views it offers of the city below. Use our Quebec City day trip planner to visit Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on your trip to Quebec City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • All historic buildings looked beautiful....but very touristy....restaurants in the area are mainly tourist.I prefer the area away from here to dine and drink in Rue Saint - Joseph.  more »
  • So many interesting shops and cafes/restaurants. We were intrigued with all the fabulous pastries which we don't usually indulge in. Also impressed with the skating rink just outside the wall.  more »
  • Staying in the upper town gives you easy access to upper and lower town. Upper town has some great hotels like the Frontenac, as well as tons of great restaurants. It's easy to spend hours walking.....  more »

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