Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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Quebec City, a wonderful city to visit

Quebec City is the second-oldest existing European settlement in Canada and lies on the Saint Lawrence River. This historic city is seperated by steep bluffs into Upper Town?which includes the old quarter?and Lower Town. The old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, Plains of Abraham and the Quebec Parliament are all attractions located in Upper Town. Lower Town contains the Naval Museum of Quebec, the Old Port of Québec and Place-Royal, the site of the first permanent settlement in New France.

Quebec City is also famous for the Quebec Winter Carnival, which showcases world-class ice sculpture and Ice Hotel the first hotel of its kind in North America. Constructed out of thousands of tons of ice at Station écotouristique Duchesnay. The hotel has an art gallery, an ice chapel, an ice bar and an ice reception hall.



Quebec City, an excellent collection of historical buildings and museums

Musée du Fort

This museum recreates the six sieges of Québec City. The highlights of Québec City's history are presented using a spectacular model of the city as it was in 1759.

Musee naval de Quebec

The Naval Museum of Québec allows visitors to hear the stories of Québec's naval veterans.

Musée de la Civilisation

Near the historic site of Place-Royale Musee de la Civilisation presents four permanent and six temporary thematic exhibitions and emphasizes learning through participation and interaction.

Musée de l'Amérique Française

The Musée de l'Amérique Française traces the history of Francophones in North America. The Musée de l'Amérique Française is the oldest museum in Canada, having exhibited its first collection in 1806.

Major Cities in Canada

Antigonish - Saint John NB - Calgary - Edmonton - Halifax - St. John's NFLD - Charlottetown - Toronto - Ottawa - London - Hamilton - Niagara Falls - Montreal - Quebec city - Vancouver - Victoria - Regina - Winnipeg



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