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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-657-9177
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very busy area. Very popular by the visitors. The day we were there we realized that there were three tour ships in the harbor. It did not stop us, we enjoyed every step we took. It is very colorful and beautiful beyond...More

Thank Joanie4875
Reviewed 5 days ago

Haute-Ville almost demands that you walk and certainly rewards you for doing so. What a beautiful city, and the old quarter perched on its hill has an intriguing twist around every corner. Great shopping, good eateries, wonderful architecture and a real education in the history...More

Thank oldtony77
Reviewed 6 days ago

We started at the bottom (Ie Petit Champlain) and slowly made our way up to the Upper Town. There were many auberges and restaurants. Walking further in, there are also churches to look at. It is a good thing that we walked, we passed by...More

Thank LoveMyFoodGirl1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to walk and see the shops. Several great restaurants on this strip and the famous CP Hotel. Also not a bad walk from here to the Citidal.

Thank John-Cypress-Tx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hmmm, should have enjoyed this but it was milling with ppl. Stores & cafes really crowded even in late Sept. Wouldn't have bought anything here but needed gifts for friend who helped us plan our trip. I far preferred the lower city. Easier to get...More

Thank karengduffy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating area with historic buildings, great views, and lots of charming restaurants and shops. We really enjoy exploring the history and architecture. We toured Upper Town following the AAA Walking Tour guide, which was very thorough. Maps and guides can also be obtained at the...More

Thank Betsy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's a tourist trap. But it's like an interactive museum of history. There is a real sense of the life in the 18th and 19th centuries. Makes you glad you are here now. Strongly recommend a guided walking tour to get a sense of...More

Thank OldDukeDoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bit of a climb but worth it for the views and walking experience. There are multitudes of sidewalk cafes and restaurants everywhere. Many shops have high-quality goods, not just tourist junk.

Thank ANonyMouse45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot to see here. The terrain is very hilly. I would recommend taking the funicular if you want to go up on the hill, it brings you out close to the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel. The cobblestone streets add to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It really is gorgeous with all the shops and parks decorated for Halloween .Very busy Saturday with Tourists and many Asians .Everything is extremely expensive in this area and whilst absolutely gorgeous it is a tourist trap if you try and eat or buy anything...More

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Ryan H
19 February 2017|
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Response from pjfrommass | Reviewed this property |
Old Town is the entire historic district, both Haute (upper) town and lower. Lower is along the river, and is the original, older part of town nice restaurants, hotels, the Musee de la Civilisation, etc. You can walk up... More
Joan K
6 September 2015|
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Response from PerthElvis | Reviewed this property |
We walked around the upper and lower town but took a city tour with a tour company to see where we wanted to spend more time. You can call in the visitor centre and get plenty of information that will help you.