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Top 25 Attractions in Quebec

Popular Quebec landmarks and tourist spots
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    A narrow street in Old Quebec City's "Petit Champlain" neighbourhood.
    Historic Quebec, now a larger Quebec City neighborhood, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old city. Many attractions and mostly all buildings within these walls are of historic nature. This is why the complete neighborhood itself is one of the top attractions in Quebec, Canada, and even North America and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO ...

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    Interior of the Notre-Dame Basilica.
    In Old Montreal, the Notre-Dame Basilica or Basilique Notre-Dame is a Catholic basilica and a beautiful religious-historical masterpiece. It is located at 110 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, on the corner of Rue Saint Sulpice. It is located near the Saint-Sulpice Seminary and across from the Place d'Armes. The neo-Gothic architecture of the church is among the most exemplary in the world. Its interior is spacious and colorful ...

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  • The marché Jean-Talon is a vibrant and locally popular semi-outside market located in the central-northern part of Montreal. ...

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    The Mont Royal in autumn.
    Mount Royal is a natural distinctive landmark of the city of Montreal that can be seen from many miles away when driving toward the city. Downtown Montreal is located at between the bottom of its east-southern side and the St. Laurence River. Mount Royal is just north of downtown Montreal but is actually at about the center of the city's island. Many neighborhoods surround it like the higher-income ones of Westmount and Outremont or more middle-class ones of the Plateau and Côte-des-Neige ...

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  • Founded and built by Fr. André in the 1920's, The St.Joseph Oratory is a very popular Catholic pilgrimage site devoted to St. Joseph. It is located on the north-western side of Mount Royal. It has a small church/chapel at it's lowest floor, a museum at an higher floor and an impressive contemporary church at it's top floor that is topped by a large, recognizable from miles away, dome ...

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  • An historical shipyard converted into a leisure and walking area. It also hosts an IMAX theatre and is located in a natural prolongation of the Place Jacques Cartier and surrounding old Montreal District. ...

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    The district of Old Montreal (Vieux Montréal in French), in Montreal, Quebec, was once a walled district in what is today considered as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Located along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the district was established under the name of Ville-Marie in the 17th century, the city of Old Montreal is a district that prides itself for its rich historical and cultural heritage. During the 19th century, the district of Old Montreal was considered as a bourgeois center as the entire city of Montreal became the central hub of politics and commerce ...

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    La Ronde is an popular amusement park in Montreal that is operated by Six Flags. It is more precisely located on Notre-Dame Island (or Parc Jean-Drapeau) southeast of downtown Montreal. ...

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  • Hailed as the archipelago between the sea and the sky, the Iles de la Madeleine is an archipelago situated right at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and defined as part of Quebec in Canada. It is comprised of about 12 different islands, six of which are connected together by sand dunes. The location of the different islands forming the archipelago provides the Iles de la Madeleine a mild maritime climate, allowing warm summer breezes to continue blowing into the islands as late as the month of September ...

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  • Places d'Armes is an historical military training spot that has been converted into a plaza. ...

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  • The Montreal Biodome is an indoor eco-habitat animal conservatory. It features, for example, a rainforest zone, boreal zone and arctic zone that each include related animals and species. ...

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  • The Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral impressively replicates Vatican's / Rome's St. Peter's Basilica. Although it has been built to a smaller scale that the original model, it is still one of the largest church in the country.

    It is located in downtown Montreal in the heart of the business district next to the Place Bonaventure, Place Ville-Marie, the Marriott & Queen Elizabeth Hotels and the Bell Center to name a few ...

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    The Insectarium hosts an impressive collection of insects from around the world that was collected by the famous entomologist Georges Brossard. ...

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  • The Château Ramesay is an historical house that was transformed into a museum. Throughout the building, you can see historical re-creation of room objects and settings that replicates what an elite house life looked like a few centuries ago. ...

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  • The olympic park was originally built and dedicated for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games. Th large land area also includes the Olympic stadium, the Biodome, the Arena Maurice Richard and Montral's Botanical Gardens. ...

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    Part of the Chateau Frontenac hotel exterior.
    The Chateau Frontenac is a historic luxury hotel located in Old Quebec City. Inaugurated in 1893, it was designated a national historic site of Canada in 1981. The hotel is in the Chateau style, especially inspired by the castles of the Loire in France. The castle-hotel was named in honor of Louis de Buade de Frontenac, governor of New France from 1672 to 1682 and from 1689 to 16981 ...

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