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Funicular

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Address: 16 Petit-Champlain St | (Near Champlain), Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H4, Canada
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This cable-car ride connects the Terrasse Dufferin with Lower Town for...

This cable-car ride connects the Terrasse Dufferin with Lower Town for those not up for the steep stairway.

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Never walked up the stairs

We took the funicular from the lower town to the upper town every time to save ourselves from walking up all those steps. I believe it costs $2.50 per person.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Packerfancheesehead
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Mississauga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Save yourself the steep climb and take the funiculaire when going from lower town to upper town and vice versa. At a cost of $2.50 per ride per person, it's well worth it. Nice view lower town.

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Marietta, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Funicular itself isn't really anything special, but when you're in a hurry to catch a tour from the tourism office, it does save you all those stairs and some time.

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Rye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Either up or down, to and from the Chateau Frontenac and Petite Champlain... just 2.50 CAD it's a quick and easy way to avoid the Breakneck steps which may not be suitable for everyone...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took this ride and it was the perfect view! It was freezing but you couldn't resist taking it all in

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New Brunswick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So fun to take the tram up the hill day and night, great view of Petite Champlain as going up and down. Its located in the little yellow shop. It operates until 11pm.

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Baguio, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We tried this going down the Old Quebec .Take pictures as you go down .Before hopping in , shop along the way .There are shops where you can buy refrigerator magnets,shirts and other canadian stuff.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are going from either lower to upper or reverse this is a very fun must do for the experience as it is quaint and nice.

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely! Like Valparaiso's (Chile). Why not? Your kids will remember this for a long time. The views are nice and you'll feel like James Bond.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the funicular from the lower town to the upper town every time to save ourselves from walking up all those steps. I believe it costs $2.50 per person.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect way to get up and down in Quebec City. You'll need a taxi or take this Funicular. It goes from the upper old city down to the lower end. Great views and it opens up the lower tourist area.

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