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Observatoire de la Capitale

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Located on the 31st (and top) floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, the Observatory is the highest point in Québec City, offering a spectacular 360 degree view. It offers a new multimedia interpretation display that takes visitors on a fantastic...more
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Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my dad were part of a tour group which went there. It was an interesting place and there is a lot of information or things to learn if you had time which we didn't have much time because we are part of a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We found parking in the area in lot with fee. Staff checking in and up top very helpful. All enclosed. You walk around the floor with views the side you are on and wall has history of the area. So 4 areas to view. Short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank crloganphila
Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello crloganphila, Thank you very much for your nice comment. The team Observatoire de la Capitale

Reviewed 26 September 2018

A good way to get oriented to Quebec, especially if it's one of your first things to do in the city and you have a few days there. The educational panels on the interior walls are really well done and informative. Not a crucial element...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jakester88
Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your nice comment. The Team Observatoire de la Capitale

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Way under publicized! This educational observation deck gives you history, location, spectacular views and fun facts on Quebec. Wished we had gone here our first day here to acclimate ourselves. What a wonderful exhibition- very well done!!! Only suggestion would be better marketing - we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FloridaFamilyof5
Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Hi FloridaFamilyof5, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. The team of Observatoire de la Capitale

Reviewed 28 August 2018

A sky view of the surounding inlcuding the old city and the star shape of the citadelle. When the time is limited, but you want to see the area, this is more then a good option!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Here's the nice thing: You don't HAVE to eat at the restaurant to enjoy the views, and it doesn't cost a thing to go up. It is a rotating restaurant, though, so if you find that sort of thing disorienting, be warned. It's also a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank femaleboxer
Commission de l... c, Community manager at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi femaleboxer, Let me say there is a confusion here between two tourists sites. You mean the restaurant Le Ciel because Observatoire de la Capitale isn't a rotating restaurant. Next time you visting Québec city, let's take a look at the Observatoire de la Capitale,...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We really enjoyed this. It's only $10.00 to go up to the observatory. The 360 degree views are captivating. Plaques placed around the observatory give info on the views and history of the areas. A good place to go and learn more about he city....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 8 June 2018

the entrance is a little hard to find but worth it. the top is actually a restaurant that serves great meals..but.. they do not mind if you want to walk around and enjoy the view..The restaurant is revolving..takes about an hour to do a full...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Commission de l... c, Community manager at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hello Jaross01, We're sorry, but the attraction you're talking about is Le Ciel restaurant. Next time, see the Observatoire de la Capitale. Enjoy the view of Québec's capital from its highest point. It’s a whole new way to see Québec City. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to see the city. There are historical descriptions of Quebec on the walls which adds to the experience. La Ciel rotating restaurant on top of a nearby hotel also gives great views however for the cost this is the best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Located in a city that is not surrounded by high buildings, the observatory allows to see the whole city plus a great view of the river and the mountains in the back. There's also a lot of info about Quebec and a nice video that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Commission de l... c, Responsable des relations clients at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Hello Pablo R, Thank ou for your review. Our tickets are available for one day so it's possible to come with the same entrance ticket between opening hours. The team of Observatoire de la Capitale

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