places to visit in quebec city

Quebec City is one of the most beautiful cities in North America. It sits on the Saint Lawrence River. Quebec City reigns as a focal point of French culture and it is designated UNESCO world heritage site. In this city there are lots of things to do, some of the attraction places are listed below.

Old Québec

UNESCO designated the Old Quebec as a world heritage treasure. You will find friendly atmosphere here with an affable locals. You will also find street entertainers, horse-drawn, singers and artists. Old Quebec’s has its own open-air art gallery called “Rue du Tresor”.

Carnaval de Québec

Quebec winter carnival (Carnaval de Québec) is held into the snow and ice of late January and early February. This festival covers a wide range of activities starting from the day to evening. This festival has some traditional events like skating, dogsled races, evening dancing, canoe race on the St. Lawrence River, family oriented games, parades and sledding.

Château Frontenac

Château Frontenac hotel was built in 1894 by The Canadian Pacific Railway. This is the most impressive landmark in Quebec City. It is a historic hotel in Canada. Its wide Terrasse Dufferin provides the excellent views of the St. Lawrence River.

Musee de la Civilisation

Museum of Civilization or Musée de la civilisation à Québec is located in Canada’s most historic city, the Quebec City. It is situated near the Saint Lawrence River and it was designed by the architect Moshe Safdie. The museum opened its door on 19th December 1988.

Citadelle

The Citadelle is a national historic site of Canada and it’s also known as “La Citadelle”. It is an active military installation and also an official residence of both the governor general and the Canadian monarch. Every year 200,000 tourist visit this historic site.

Publisher: Fadiyah Sameh

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