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Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, Quebec City

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Visit the only still-standing fortified city walls north of Mexico at Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, part of Quebec's World Heritage-listed historic district. The 17th-century walls include four surviving gates, where original stonework was reinforced by the British after taking Quebec City in 1759. Explore the impressive fortifications, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, and get to know a part of Canada's colonial history. Make Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site part of your personalized Quebec City itinerary using our Quebec City journey planning site.
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  • These walls are all around the Upper Town and are impressive plus evocative of the very old time. Nice to see all the pretty gates through the walls. 
    These walls are all around the Upper Town and are impressive plus evocative of the very old time. Nice to see all the pretty gates through the walls.  more »
  • Tours are offered in English and French and leave on the hour. Since this is an active military base you cannot explore on your own. The views are fantastic and it is a very interesting tour. The... 
    Tours are offered in English and French and leave on the hour. Since this is an active military base you cannot explore on your own. The views are fantastic and it is a very interesting tour. The...  more »
  • A nice place to visit with great view of the port and part of the city. Great to visit if you have the time to relax for a few hours 
    A nice place to visit with great view of the port and part of the city. Great to visit if you have the time to relax for a few hours  more »

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