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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 #23 of 141 Attractions in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Historic Sites, Battlefields
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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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
58 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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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245 reviews 245 reviews
149 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
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
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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Worcester, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beautifully preserved with abundant signage and informative brochures. Views are breathtaking. Clean and we felt very safe walking the whole length of the park. 5-stars!

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Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
38 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a real bargain for first time visitors. The bus tour guides, picked up at the Discovery Station inside the park, are humorous, informative and well versed in the history of this famous site.

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Berlin, Germany
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337 reviews 337 reviews
150 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

located just 5 minutes walk from grand allee if you stay in near grand allee quarter.In summer is nice to enjoy greenery and flowers from spring some are still blooming. the path is very nice for walking even a very long walking since the park is very big and we can have a very nice view to st.Lawrence river with... More

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