Very interesting tour of a historic strategic fortress. One can easily imagine battles from cannons facing the river. The interior is beautiful--a functioning residence of the current official. Chateau Frontenac in the background.
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I thought this was going to be quite boring but I learnt a good deal of Quebec's turbulent history here. The free tour of the Governor General's residence was made all the more interesting by the two young ladies leading the tour who were very...More
We enjoyed our tour of the Citadel. It's a very historical place and interesting to learn more about it. The view of the old city from the top is also really great.
This is an active military base, so a guide is required for the tour that takes place outside of the museum. In the museum itself, a guide is not required. The tour was interesting and our guide was very good. You can access some great...More
Very austere place and that is how it should be. Lots of history, contemporary art and great view of the old town.
We came here to do the tour and it was great ! Our tour guide was very friendly and we learned a lot. Although I was a little disappointed that the highest point (where one of the large cannons is) was not accessible.More
Hi, thank you for your interest in the Citadel of Quebec. We're truly sorry to hear you were disappointed because the Prince de Galles bastion was not accessible due to restoration works. We hope to see you again at the Citadel and we thank you...More
Though the tour costs a few bucks and you don't have unlimited access to an active military base, the views are wonderful and the changing of the guard ceremony is fun to watch.
We, along with many other visitors, entered the Citadelle for the daily Beating Retreat (or Changing of the Guard) performance by members of the Royal 22nd Regiment. We watched as the Old Guard marched onto the parade square, accompanied by the regimental mascot, Batisse. After...More
Interesting and informative tour with obviously great views of the surrounding area. Best value would include the Changing of the Guard.