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Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

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Address: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the...

The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.

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A lovely area to wander

The upper town of Quebec is delightful. A great many interesting shops, cafes etc. You will also find the Notre-Dame of Quebec in this area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The upper town of Quebec is delightful. A great many interesting shops, cafes etc. You will also find the Notre-Dame of Quebec in this area.

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Caribbean Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty to do here. Window shop for hours. Stop to take in sidewalk entertainers. See the sights, religious and historic, all within a small walk of each other. Prepare to be amazed and entertained.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 824 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops, restaurants, street performers and musicians, loved the cobblestone streets. Busy and lots of tourists.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel was in upper town. Although not as quaint as some the other neighborhoods, there was plenty to see and do. Lots of souvenir shops.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Broader streets, more restaurants, and more art than in Lower Town. Worth spending half a day exploring the alleys, can't miss with restaurants, wonderful photo ops.

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gilbert, az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a wonderful area to walk and explore. Wonderful shops and great people. We spend four days in Old Quebec and returned each day to savor the food and enjoy the views.

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Greenville, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of activity here with many good restaurants and shops. The Rue St. Jean becomes a pedestrian walk way in the evening, with all the cafes bringing out their tables and chairs. Good place for a meal or coffee while watching the street performers and the "passing parade".

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Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upper Town offers museums and churches, many restaurants and lots of nice shops, but its most salient feature is the view of the river and the city below. Be sure to enjoy the promenade views, the quiet parks (one with cannons) and the fabulous hotel, the Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac. Perhaps a drink at the Frontenac bar, or a dinner... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a hotel in upper town, near the tourist office, and were able to walk to all of the attractions in Upper Town. The rich collection of quaint streets, museums and historical sites, and restaurants made for a rich experience.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You feel like you are in Paris. People speak French and English everywhere. Buildings architecture like nowhere in North America. Shop and restaurants all over the Upper Town. Street performers, lovely cobblestone streets

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