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“Great views”
Review of Terrasse Dufferin

Terrasse Dufferin
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Private Tour: Quebec City Walking Tour
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Walking Tour through Quebec City's History
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Christmas Magic in Old Quebec
Ranked #2 of 218 things to do in Quebec City
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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.
Royal Oak, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very large boardwalk. Open day and night and lots of things going on. Good place to watch street performers.

Visited July 2014
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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“self guided orientation walk”
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Easy walk along the cliff. Hard to believe in the summer that they ride toboggans onto there in the winter. Great for photos.
It goes from the Plains of Abraham down several flights and curls around the hotel to the Place d'Arms area.

Visited June 2014
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Dodge Co., Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great views and people watching”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

This broad walkway allows you some of the best views in Quebec City. With Chateau Frontenac as your back drop you can stroll the wooden walkway or sit at one of the many cast iron victorian style benches. We spent time here when we were done touring for the day with a cup of coffee and a treat to just wind down and people watch. Right now, there are a number of street artists performing interesting acrobatic and juggling type shows at one end.

Visited July 2014
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Walk there”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

A nice place to walk and have a rest in beautiful pavillions. there is a good view from it on the river.

Visited July 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“museum under the terrace definitely worth the visit”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

This new museum showcases the living quarters of the French and English governors of Quebec over the centuries. It takes about a half hour (give or take a bit) to go through, has guides on sight to explain things (like the ice house used to keep food cold throughout the year), interactive screens with more information, and some good exhibits for children (like digging for artefacts at an excavation). We went on a rainy day and found this a great respite from the rain. It provided a unique perspective that I hadn't seen before (and I have been to Quebec City many times as a tourist over the years). For the $10 we paid for a family of four, it was definitely good value.

Visited July 2014
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