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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  • Another fascinating collection of historic buildings, shops, restaurants. Nice variety of souvenirs, food, hotels.  more »
  • What a wonderful place to go in winter we were there for Christmas and had the most best time. We had one of the most snow storm ever in the history of Quebec, we visited in May as well put it is more...  more »
  • The city of Quebec is a charm, because we passed, we were dazzled by the architecture and the buildings. Quebec is to be visited on foot, forget the car and travel through time.
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