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La Citadelle de Quebec

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The Citadelle is an active military garrison and a National Historic Site located on Cap Diamant. Its construction began in 1820. Its walls enclose 300 years of military history spanning the French, British and Canadian periods. Guided tours of the...more
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1, Cote de la Citadelle | Cap-Diamant, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4V7, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-694-2815
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The stone structure of La Citadelle de Quebec was not even there in its present form during the battle for quebec. Most of it was built by the British after the war and the surrender of the french had already happened.. Subsequently it never saw...More

Thank Pumpkin266
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is quite a long climb up from the Chateau Frontenac to reach the citadel. Still it was a sunny day and we were hoping to see the Sherman tank, that is kept there. This, however was nowhere to be seen. We learned later that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to remember and a must to return someday. Canada is always so great to visit. My wife and I really love this part of the country. We will come back.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 week ago

winter surprised us the morning we planned to go to the citadellle. we hiked up but didn't experience the best views that it is known for. regardless i'm glad we did the tour to learn more about the 22nd brigade. As a US citizen, I...More

Thank JMS49506
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Citadelle is very reasonably priced and a great value! The tour was informative and our tour guide Matthew was very friendly, and he alternated leading tours in French and English. It was pretty slippery, so wear some good boots! The museum was wonderful- in...More

Thank lauramichalb
Reviewed 1 week ago

The changing of the guard takes place at 10:00 am. It isn’t too crowded, so you’ll have a good view wherever you stand.

Thank snr6253
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a walking tour of the Citadelle and despite the windy, rainy, cold conditions, greatly enjoyed ourselves. Rich history, witty/funny tour guide, interesting buildings and views. Definitely worth your while! Learned a lot of new things.

Thank NatureMarie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. While vacationing in Quebec City this summer, we took the recommendation from several people to visit the Citadelle. Nestled in the outskirts of Old Quebec City, the Citadel is home to the Royal 22nd regiment. This is an active military base,...More

Thank AviMom2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the time to visit this active base and learn more about the history of Quebec and Canada. Great views of the city and the river!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This structure sits on the tallest hill in Quebec City and is so huge, it overwhelms the entire highest plateau. From here, you can view the harbor, the upper and lower city and as far as the eye can see. It is no wonder that...More

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Matthew C
19 July 2018|
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Response from Veronica S | Reviewed this property |
I would double check and call about a night tour, I don't believe there is one.
4 July 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
vince l
3 July 2018|
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Response from Pjo423 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is at 10 am