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Porte St. Louis

Beautiful piece of architecture. You do not want to visit Quebec City and not see this. It is on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CKTA
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Hamilton, Canada
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On one of your walks you are sure to pass under this gorgeous piece of architecture at the top of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BIGwhoop
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vancouver
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This historic gate in Old Quebec is part of the city's extensive fortification system.
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Port Saint Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful piece of architecture. You do not want to visit Quebec City and not see this. It is on the way to la Citadelle de Quebec. Take a stroll, there is so much to see here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On one of your walks you are sure to pass under this gorgeous piece of architecture at the top of Rue St Louis. Hard to miss. Perhaps there will be a musician, standing in its shadow, to serenade you on your walk, as there was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gate in a beautiful city, this stone walled ex-fortification is a treat to wander around the city to find and then experience is grandeur, well worth a find.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most of the city, beautiful ... quebec city is made to just walk around the explore the sites, including spending some time at this gate. Check it out

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

We took a private walking tour and it was SOOOO worth every penny. Guide was so knowledgeable about everything and fun. I can't remember but she told us about this gate you wouldn't have known.

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We walked up to the top of the gate, which is a poignant reminder of the trouble the locals went to, to try to protect themselves from the marauding French/British/Americans, having been originally constructed in 1694. It’s been rebuilt several times since, the current incarnation...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Very scenic entry to Old Quebec. Near all the FEQ action. Park areas nearby to enjoy and lots of restaurants.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

There's not much to say that hasn't been said. Whether you drive under it or climb your way to the top of it, it's a fantastic structure that places you right into the heart of history.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

This is one of the remaining gateways through the historic walls. It was much smaller when in practical use to keep the baddies out. Now it's fun for it's historic value. There is a decent view from the top, accessed by stairs. You can continue...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

It is just like being in a walled city in Europe. It is magnificent and very I expect very scary for those thinking of attacking the City. Note: if you are touring by motorcycle, Motorcycles are NOT allowed in the walled city!!!

Thank Randy C
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