Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

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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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  • The heart of this area is the hotel Chateau Frontenac, which is billed as the most photographed hotel in the world (not sure how that was quantified, however, it is a magnificent hotel and it begs...  more »
  • Another great area to stroll or sit with a coffee and people watch.The area bristles with historic buildings cafes, shops and restaurants. Spoilt for choice, but the cafes and resturants are mostly...  more »
  • 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 »

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