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Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

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Tour the sights of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), a hilly district with a European feel to it. Growing out of a fort built in the early 17th century, the development of the area has been slow and steady, thanks to the military presence and fortifications. You'll see the positive impact that influence has had on the area, with its pleasant 19th century architecture, masses of parks and open spaces, and thriving local businesses. Take a stroll through the walkable neighborhood, admiring the views it offers of the city below. Use our Quebec City day trip planner to visit Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on your trip to Quebec City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very nice old - ish buildings. The first inhabitants of this area, whose magnificence was not preserved, are starting at this area with irony, we hope  more »
  • The heart of this area is the hotel Chateau Frontenac, which is billed as the most photographed hotel in the world (not sure how that was quantified, however, it is a magnificent hotel and it begs...  more »
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