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Battlefields Park (Parc des Champs-de-Bataille)

Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
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Ranked #22 of 145 Attractions in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Battlefields, Historic Sites, Parks, Cultural
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Owner description: This bucolic park includes the Plains of Abraham, where the decisive battle that led to British control of Quebec took place.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A very large park, with plenty of open spaces. Gardens, flowers, fountains, sun and shade. If you like some green spaces, don't miss it.

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Eaglemont
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We had a few hours to spare whilst in Quebec and decided to visit the park and the Discovery Centre. We weren't sure what to expect but we thought that this was a fabulous place to visit. We were in the centre for over two hours. There was so much information and things to look at and watch. It was... More

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Dexter, Maine
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I had been a very big fan of history especially the eseven years war. For me this was a moment where I was taken to where the most decisive battle of the conflict took place. It was a very powerful time for me. There are beautiful views everywhere. It is so hard to believe this pastoral setting was the scene... More

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Vancouver
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123 reviews 123 reviews
61 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the National Battlefields Park Museum, which included the three-theatre presentation, “Odyssey: a Journey through History on the Plains of Abraham.” The presentation, which surveys Québec City’s history using a focus on the Plains of Abraham, was not only informative, but often whimsical and amusing. A fascinating museum exhibit follows the last of the three theatres.

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Brisbane, Australia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
191 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

An easy walk and a peaceful setting now. Good views while walking and usually not too crowded. It covers a large area so do as much or as little as you want.

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very much enjoyed the history lesson provided at the Battlefields Park on the Plains of Abraham. The park is easily walkable and the venues are low cost and high in historic value. Whether you are a Canadian or a American there is a lot of history that is brought forward here that wasn;t taught in history classes!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We discovered the park our first day and take a daily jaunt, discovering more each time. This is a great place to stroll or run. The nature trail is very relaxing and so verdant in the summer. Check out the fountains, the views, and the beautiful gardens. My favorite was the St. Joan of Arc statue and gardens. This is... More

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Macau, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I made a tour visit, arranged in the tourism' office, with my wife and I adored. I was lucky to get a young female tourist guide that it was so nice and informative. Look for Noémie Martin-Chouinard. The day was rainy and my Canon complain a little bit but I got out knowing a little bit why the French and... More

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Guelph, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Beautiful park overlooking the water. Great place to spend a quiet afternoon. Lots of history and gorgeous, well-maintained gardens

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Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very nice view overlooking the Saint Lawrence Got great pictures of the kids standing next to cannons We parked across the street at Laval University, so this park is where we started everyday

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