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Beautiful area

I love the parliament area. The building is gorgeous, the gardens are unbelievable, and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
buckeyegirl2005
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Convoy, Ohio
Beautiful!

This was a beautiful fountain and the story behind it was as well. It was a chilly day on our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
teacher1949
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Acworth, Georgia
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Place de l'Assemblee-Nationale, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3V9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love the parliament area. The building is gorgeous, the gardens are unbelievable, and the fountain is really cool. Hearing the story of how it's super old from a department store in Paris and then moved here was interesting too. I always enjoy coming here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful fountain and the story behind it was as well. It was a chilly day on our visit, but I wouldn’t wat to miss it while there. Beautiful landscaping all around.

Thank teacher1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a spectacular fountain situated at the top of the old town, it forms a roundabout on the edge of the new town districts adjacent to the war memorial and old town gate.

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fountain is in front of the Provincial Parliament building. It is nicely designed and interesting to see. However, with traffic coming and going in the roundabout taking a picture is difficult.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was another item that was on my tour of Old Quebec. The fountain is very ornamental and quite lovely to look at. Don't miss seeing it.

Thank Faye G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can remember a time when this fountain was not here in front of the Provincial Legislature. This 150 yr old fountain originally installed in the city of Bordeaux,, was a gift from France's Peter Simons (la Maison Simons) to the city of Quebec in...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Victorian fountain was originally part of a pair installed in Bordeaux, France but due to the cost of maintenance it was eventually put in storage. It is fortuitous that La Maison Simons rescued it and had it installed in front of the Assemblee Nationale...More

Thank Dexter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This stunning fountain was originally located in Bordeaux and built in the 1850s, but it was given to the City of Quebec as a gift for the 400th anniversary in 2008. Now it stands in the road in front of the Quebec Parliament Building, with...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Beautiful, Historic fountain - The fountain is in front of the Parliament Building at an intersection with cars passing by. It is difficult to take photos with the cars passing .

Thank zippysin
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Beautiful fountain. Especially loved the frogs. Great back drop of parlimant behind it.. seems to go on and off

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