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Battlefields Park (Parc des Champs-de-Bataille)

Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham | 835 av. Wilfrid Laurier, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
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Ranked #20 of 139 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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Mississauga, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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309 reviews 309 reviews
137 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 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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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Pretty and close to the Old Town. The Jean D'arc little quarter was the prettiest spot we cm upon. Otherwise we were able to enjoy the greenery but we did not see anything very special at all.

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Tampa, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We literally stumbled onto this gem! There are great photo opportunities of the st. Lawrence river. There is a walking, running, and biking loop. It is very green and has plenty of benches to relax or enjoy a bite to eat. Im not really into history so if you are not as well you will stil enjoy the park.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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360 reviews 360 reviews
197 attraction reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A good sized and well maintained park which sadly doesn't capitalise on the 'battlefield' element. Some small markers but better to visit Plains of Abraham if a visitor

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London, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I visited while on our honeymoon in June. We were first drawn to such a large park in the middle of Old Quebec City and only after reading the plaque did we realize the historic site we had stumbled onto. A lovely park to sit and rest, to watch the world go by. Lots of people enjoying... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The 1759 Battle of Quebec took place roughly on the line from Av Briand toward the river. Here you will find markers placed where the regiments clashed.

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St. Louis, MO
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151 reviews 151 reviews
58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We happened upon this park on our way from the hotel to the Old City. It was a great place to stop and enjoy the view, as well as read about the history of the area.

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