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Plains of Abraham

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The site of many clashes for supremacy between the French and British Empires, the park is the scene of the 1759 Conquest, which changed the fate of North America. Apart from its historical past, the park is to Québec what Central Park and Hyde Park...more
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835, Wilfrid-Laurier, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2L3, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-649-6157
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All reviews beautiful park martello tower joan of arc huge park green space famous battle general wolfe bus tour canadian history nice walk historical significance lawrence river sunny day lots of history old city chateau frontenac museum
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently visited Old Quebec and decided to take the Governors Walk to see where it would lead me. At the very top I arrived at The Plains Of Abraham. If you would like to experience a piece of history, I suggest you visit this...More

Thank DeiviCrockett
Reviewed 3 days ago

We listened to the french version of the taking of Quebec by Wolfe when he defeated by Montcalm through a cunning ruse, thus securing Canada for the British Empire. The roles of British and French forces are played by actors as are the first people...More

Thank jamesensor2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to go visit and see the actual area where the battle was fought. Love the walk up to the area and the city views from there.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These fields are the history of Quebec, and today’s inhabitants have done their forefathers proud, this is beautiful area of the city, a place to go a chill out whatever time of year, all the reminders of its past are there, but not over the...More

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great park to explore. Check out the 400+ wooden steps - we started from the top and went all the way down and then all the way back up. Great way to get your steps in for the day and such great exercise. Near top...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Though just a bit too cold for a long walk. I can just imagine the history that took place here and the current summer activities.

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the governor's walk from the Frontenac around the Citadel of Quebec and from that edifice's walls viewed the site of the famous battle between the British and French. The plains house many artillery pieces from that era and bordered by military garrison building...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hike up a big hill well worth the effort. The view of the city from the top put all of the walking during the day in perspective. Take a camera! I had to run back to the hotel, grab my friend, and rush back...More

Thank Jolee B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As other reviewers have stated, this is a very historical site. The English and French battle it out on this site in the mid 1700s. The grounds are pristine and the markers are well positioned with interesting information about the battle. This is a great...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband told me not to miss seeing this historic area. He was right. It is quite beautiful and the canons along the back side of the military building show strength and the character of the city.

Thank Faye G
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Response from CANTRAVELS | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting Echo Sports Rentals. They can probably arrange something.
Ricardo R
13 April 2017|
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Response from Niki S | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is located in the heart of the upper town. Convenient and easy walking distance from all the sites above and easy to access via "funiculaire" to the lower town.
31 July 2016|
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Response from gdwilson | Reviewed this property |
It's a 20 minute walk!