St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis)

St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis)

St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis)
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This historic gate in Old Quebec is part of the city's extensive fortification system.
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joe-chicago-23
Chesterfield, MO1,201 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
If walking through this gate while watching people walking on top you can understand how this gate was part of the fortification system. This entrance leads into Rue Saint-Louis which has many shops and restaurants. It is also a direct path to the Chateau Frontenac.
There is nothing like this in the City of Saint Louis.
Written October 11, 2023
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Claude P
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Old Quebec is the most beautiful city in North America with a rich history and full of pride. A combination of old , newer and modern the architecture is sublime. I travel around the world for many years and seen a lot of great cities however none are as romantic and beautiful as Quebec.
Written July 9, 2022
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Terry M
Hamilton, Canada4,897 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Most people will first glimpse the Old Town after passing through this gate on Grand Allee Est. It leads straight to the area of the Chateau Frontenac and the imposing statue of Champlain, not before many restaurants and lodgings are passed. Stop to look at some of the interesting architecture and read the various plaques [usually in French if a provincial sign, both official languages if a federal sign]. The gate itself can be climbed to appreciate its original military purposes. The Citadel is south of the gate; the other gates on the western side [Kent and Saint-Jean], to the north.
Written August 14, 2022
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Peggy F
Pahoa, HI12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Friends
If you want the feel of traveling to France on this continent, go to Quebec City. Quaint shops, beautiful parks, delicious food are all here. And try poutine for the experience. Visit the only English library housed in an old jail
Written December 11, 2022
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JimmyJackk
San Marcos, CA5,757 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
We probably went through this gate 4 or 5 times during our walks around Old Quebec. Gate was expanded at one time but has been here for many years.
Written May 27, 2019
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia48,685 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis) is one of several gates in Quebec which still has well preserved fortifications. Walking through the gate and around the fortifications is a good way of finding out more about the city.
Written October 23, 2023
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Sachin K
New York City, NY6,509 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
St. Louis Gate is located at the entrance to the upper old town. It is impressive. Walking through and through gives a wonderful experience. One can visit the top of this gate by climbing stairs and have some awesome views from the top.
Written November 22, 2019
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buckeyegirl2005
Convoy, OH217 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Family
While the gate is awesome and starts the entrance into another world, I really want people with kids to know about these two awesome splash pads we found, and it won't let us review them anywhere else!! If you walk up along the wall from the Porte St. Louis to the Porte Dauphine, there is a small playground and splash pad as you look down. It's small, but great for little kids. If you continue 1-2 blocks further into old city there is another HUGE splash pad with big sprays that we stopped at on successive days. It has stadium seating to watch the kids. It is near a government building that has flags on the side of it and has black statues of heads and faces near the entrance. There is also a large glassed case clock on the terrace above the pad.
Written July 6, 2016
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ThePerrys_10
Houston, TX236 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2012 • Couples
The Porte Saint-Louis was built in 1878 is one of the main gates leading to the City. It is a nice historic site.
Written August 23, 2012
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S_R123Whitby
Whitby94 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
It is a wonderful entrance to Canada's historical past.
The gate has such wonderful architecturial features that you can just imagine youself back in time.
You will also find the horse drawn carriage tours where a driver can explain more about the beautiful walled city of Quebec.
Written January 23, 2013
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