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You don't want to miss these local attractions. The entire content of Explore Québec City comes together here to let you discover everything they have to offer.

Bassin Louise

Bassin Louise

The Modernisation of the Port in the 19th Century.

Breakneck Stairs and Mountain Hill

Breakneck Stairs and Mountain Hill

First Link between Upper Town and Lower Town .

Calèches

Calèches

The Leisurely Way to See Historic Québec.

Cathedral of Holy Trinity

Cathedral of Holy Trinity

The first Anglican cathedral built outside the British Isles.

Champlain

Champlain

Founder of Québec.

Côte de la Fabrique

Côte de la Fabrique

One of the First Main Streets of Québec City.

Dauphine Redoubt

Dauphine Redoubt

Old and Versatile.

Dufferin Terrace

Dufferin Terrace

A Royal Promenade.

Fortifications

Fortifications

Unique in North America.

Ice Canoe Races

Ice Canoe Races

Quite a challenge.

Îlot des Palais

Îlot des Palais

A Place of Memory of the Economy of New France.

Immigration at the Port of Québec

Immigration at the Port of Québec

The Gateway to America.

La Vivrière

La Vivrière

A Figurehead to Ward Off Hunger.

Maison Béthanie

Maison Béthanie

The Good Shepherd Watches Over Unwed Mothers.

Maison Chevalier

Maison Chevalier

Rediscovering the Architecture of New France.

Maison Cirice-Têtu

Maison Cirice-Têtu

Bourgeois House, Home of Intellectual Life .

Maison Dauphine-Loyola

Maison Dauphine-Loyola

A Calling to Serve Those in Need.

Maison de la littérature

Maison de la littérature

Continuity and Innovation.

Maison François-Xavier-Garneau

Maison François-Xavier-Garneau

The Residence of the First French Canadian Historian.

Marché du Vieux-Port

Marché du Vieux-Port

A Long Tradition.

Marie-Anne Barbel

Marie-Anne Barbel

Businesswoman.

Morrin Centre

Morrin Centre

Witness to the Scottish Presence in Québec.

Musée de la civilisation

Musée de la civilisation

A Masterpiece of Innovative Museology and Architectural Integration.

Notre-Dame-de-Québec Cathedral-Basilica

Notre-Dame-de-Québec Cathedral-Basilica

The First Parish Church of New France.

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church

A Treasure from the Era of New France.

Parc du Cavalier-du-Moulin

Parc du Cavalier-du-Moulin

The Military Past of a Peaceful Park.

Parc Dugua-De Mons

Parc Dugua-De Mons

A Mountain of Surprises.

Parc Montmorency

Parc Montmorency

A National Historic Site.

Place de la Gare

Place de la Gare

A True Crossroads.

Place D'Youville

Place D'Youville

Show Central in Québec.

Place-Royale

Place-Royale

Birthplace of French America.

Québec's City Hall

Québec's City Hall

A City in the Making.

Roof Snow Removal Experts

Roof Snow Removal Experts

Only in Québec City.

Rue Couillard

Rue Couillard

The Heart of the Latin Quarter .

Rue des Remparts

Rue des Remparts

A Charming Military Past.

Rue du Petit-Champlain

Rue du Petit-Champlain

Urban Revitalization That Sets an Example.

Rue Saint-Jean

Rue Saint-Jean

Where Business and Pleasure Meet.

Rue Saint-Paul

Rue Saint-Paul

Two Centuries of Commercial Activity.

Rue Saint-Pierre

Rue Saint-Pierre

The Wall Street of Québec.

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux

Magnificence and Power.

Séminaire de Québec

Séminaire de Québec

Educating a Nation.

The Baillairgé Family

The Baillairgé Family

An Architectural Dynasty.

The Château Frontenac

The Château Frontenac

Jewel of Québec City.

The Citadel

The Citadel

Home to the Royal 22nd.

The Customs House

The Customs House

A Symbol of the Port’s Prosperity.

The Irish and Rue McMahon

The Irish and Rue McMahon

Drama, Integration, and Recognition.

The Livernois Family

The Livernois Family

Three Generations of Photographers.

The Old Port

The Old Port

Back to the River.

The Price Building

The Price Building

An Art Deco Skyscraper in the Heart of Old Québec.

The UNESCO monument

The UNESCO monument

Old Québec as World Heritage Site.

Typical Old Québec House

Typical Old Québec House

A Mix of French and English Traditions.

Université Laval

Université Laval

A Pioneering Institution in North America.

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