Quebec city is the capital of Canadian province of Quebec and a great city to visit.

French is the official language but don’t worry too much about learning French before visiting Quebec. However its nice to brush up on your school days French or take a phrase book, but you will find that most people in the tourist areas of Quebec city can also speak English.

If it is your first visit to Quebec city, head to the Old Town.  The Old Town can be divided into two parts: Haute – Ville ( Upper Town) and Basse – Ville ( Lower Town) .

If you are  like me and enjoy walking, then you will enjoy Quebec city – Stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town. See the ramparts that surround Old Quebec.  Much of Quebec citys best architecture can be found east of the fortification walls in Old Quebec and  Place Royale.  Place Royale is one of the oldest settlements in North American. The architecture and narrow streets bring together over four centuries of history.

Quartier Petit Champlain is an attractive area with narrow cobbled streets lined with souvenir shops,gift shops, and restaurants, it’s a great place to spend a few hours and  soakup the  atmosphere with the Chateau Frontenac towering overhead.

Its worth taking a trip outv of the city to explore  Montmorency Falls.  You can take a cable car  to the top for some magnificent views of the falls.

In Quebec city you will see plenty of bicycles, and its a great way to get around!

The world-famous hotel, the Chateau Frontenac is a favourite attraction in the city and it is also seen as the icon of Quebec city. This grand hotel offers a fantastic view of Quebec city and the St Lawrance River. Alternatively head for the  Observatoire de la Capitale. This is one of the tallest buildings in the city and offers some great panoramic views…Plains of Abraham is a huge landscaped park and  offers the best views of  St. Lawrence River

Other places to visit are theNational Museum of Fine Arts, Royal Palace, and the Museum of Civilization. Edifice Price (Price Building) This is Old Quebec’s first high rise building

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