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“As expected”
Review of Terrasse Dufferin

Terrasse Dufferin
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$16.85*
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Private Tour: Quebec City Walking Tour
Ranked #2 of 211 things to do in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a toboggan speeding up to 60 mph (90 kilometers per hour) to the bottom 500 feet (152 meters) away. Located on the Dufferin Terrace overlooking the St. Lawrence River behind Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, the ride is open from mid-December through late March.
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“As expected”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Nice and clean boardwalk with the typical touristy feel. There are nice views of the St. Lawrence river and Hotel Frontenac. It's a classic place to visit while in Quebec, but it's nothing special.

Visited July 2013
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“People watching”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

This is a great place to do just that. Street musicians playing in the sunshine, amazing view and ice- cream!!! A great place to sit for an hour and soak it all up. And also for after dinner strolls if you have over indulged at one of the many cafes and restaurants that are moments away.

Visited June 2013
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São José do Rio Preto, Brasil
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“Very good place to stroll.”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

It worths a visit for sure. You can stroll wacthing the boats and Saint Lawrence river. Looking the city from another view. It´s very interesting.

Visited July 2012
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Port Angeles, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“View the St. Laurence River”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Although it was cold, windy, and raining, we enjoyed a couple walks. One was to climb the stairs (several flights) and skirt around the Citadel to walk through Battlfield Park. Below the Terrasse is an archaeological site, St. Louis Fort and Chateau run by Parks Canada. Pay a small entry fee and wander below the terrace through the interactive displays and old foundations. Windows on the terrace allow a peek below. It was a good activity for a rainy day.

Visited May 2013
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Holland, Michigan
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“Great views for free”
Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

Boardwalk along the top of the cliff overlooking the St. Lawrence River with great views. Wide with many benches in the sun and shade as well as gazebos make foe a pleasant relaxing break from touring the city. Stretches to the Plains of Abraham if you're up to climbing some stairs. From later morning on enjoy street performers. Romantic at night.

Visited June 2013
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