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Explore these little-known of inaccessible hidden treasures of Québec City.

Old Quebec: List of virtual tours

Chapel and choir of the Augustinians of Hôtel-Dieu

Chapel and choir of the Augustinians of Hôtel-Dieu

Hôtel-Dieu de Québec is the main place of prayer of the Augustinian sisters. It was rebuilt in 1799 using stones from the former palace of the intendant. A number of well-known artists and artisans have added their personal touch, including Thomas Baillairgé and Antoine Plamondon.

Point of interest: The Augustinian Nuns and the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec

Crypt and ossuary of the basilica-cathedral

Crypt and ossuary of the basilica-cathedral

The crypt is located in the middle of the foundations of the first church built in 1647. It is the final resting place of four governors of New France, bishops, archbishops, and other notable figures, including the some of the colony’s first pioneers, and perhaps even Samuel de Champlain himself.

Point of interest: Notre-Dame-de-Québec Cathedral-Basilica

Morrin Centre: laboratory

Morrin Centre: laboratory

The old Morrin College chemical laboratory is a beautiful place where Québec City’s amateur scientists once learned and shared together.

Point of interest: Morrin Centre

Chapelle du Musée de l'Amérique francophone
Grand bishop's room

Grand bishop's room

This “grand bishop’s” room features portraits of the archbishops of Québec.

Point of interest: Notre-Dame-de-Québec Cathedral-Basilica

Grand escalier du pavillon Jean-Olivier-Briand, Séminaire de Québec
Maison Chevalier's vault
Offices of Caisse de dépôt et de placement du Québec

Offices of Caisse de dépôt et de placement du Québec

This beautiful workspace is a wonderful representation of the period when the Price Building was built.

Point of interest: The Price Building

Morrin Centre: library

Morrin Centre: library

This is one of Québec City’s truly exceptional sites. Like a page out of history, the library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec bears witness to a time when the city’s intellectual elite gathered here to learn about the latest advances in the arts and sciences.

Point of interest: Morrin Centre

Morrin Centre: prison

Morrin Centre: prison

The Morrin Centre houses two cell blocks from the old Québec City prison. Its narrow confines tell us much about the lives of the prisoners and guards.

Point of interest: Morrin Centre

Royal 22nd Regiment memorial

Royal 22nd Regiment memorial

This memorial contains the Book of Remembrance recording the names of all the soldiers of the Royal 22nd Regiment killed in action since 1914. Every morning, a member of the military comes to the site and reads the names on one of the pages out loud.

Point of interest: The Citadel

Ursuline Convent

Ursuline Convent

This is one of the most impressive religious complexes in Québec. From the schoolyard, visit the beautiful courtyard and garden, distinctive stone hallway, and attic where the sisters keep their personal lockers. You can also visit the marvellous chapel.

Point of interest: Monastery of the Ursulines of Québec

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