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All reviews parks canada self guided tour dufferin terrace fort st archaeological site on display official residence archaeological finds fascinating walk original chateau lots of interesting information national park buy tickets early history answer questions period costume free admission
We didn't get to go into the crypt due to time constraints. But there are enough history on display outside of the crypts and in the dungeons.
We had a local guide that gave us a good history of the Old Town, including its history....More
We stumbled upon this hidden gem on the outside promenade of the Hotel Frontenac. It is an underground dig that shows evidence of the centre of the colony and political power from 1620 - 1898. It was the official residence for many colonial governors. This...More
An inexpensive side trip well worth the money. We did not take the guided tour and found it unnecessary as the park employee was very knowledgeable and was readily available to take questions. Very neat to see the care they are taking to save a...More
This was a archaeological crypt revealing the official residence and seat of power of governors from 1620 to 1834 is hidden under Dufferin Terrace in Québec City.
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Don’t be cheap-If can afford it get the...More
This was an inexpensive and wonderful site. There was much so much to see and much to learn from the cellars of the former residences of the French & British royal grovernors. The guides or docents down under were extremely informative and well-educated. Very polite,...More
We found this gem walking on the terrace in front of the Chateau Frontenac, seeing the domes of the "skylights" and realizing we were walking over a historic site. We returned the next day and spent an hour underground learning all about the original governors...More
We've been to Quebec City many times but never thought about exploring these interesting ruins, which are underground and not easily recognized. The restoration is top notch, with lots of interesting information provided throughout.
What a pleasant surprise hiding in plain sight right by the funicular and Chateau Frontenac! The ruins were very impressive, and as with so many attractions in Quebec City, I was hugely impressed by how kid friendly this was. On arrival our 5 year old...More