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“Manic 5 is BIG”
Review of Daniel-Johnson Dam

Daniel-Johnson Dam
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Baie Comeau
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: SPELLBINDING Let yourself be mesmerized by Daniel-Johnson dam, the highest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Bridging the magnificent Manicouagan valley, its unique design is a true monument to Québec engineering. Whether you stand at the foot of the dam, inside or on the crest-plenty of thrills are guaranteed! Don't miss it!
Guelph, Canada
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Manic 5 is BIG”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Great! It is soo big that you only get the real scope of it as you drive up the mountain beside it. A marvel of construction! Its bigger than Mount Rushmore.

Visited July 2012
2 Thank Diane W
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Montreal, Canada
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“The trip is really worth it.”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

The purpose of our visit was to visit Hydro-Quebec ‘s Manic2 and Manic5 hydroelectric dams which were both magnificent. We were highly impressed by the vastness and extent of these developments. The two young Hydro-Quebec employees, who as our guides, explained the historical and technical details of these dams were well trained and highly efficient.

Visited June 2012
2 Thank boroushan
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Impressive monument to human ingenuity”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Drove by the Manic-5 dam on my way to a fishing trip and it is a truly impressive structure. Certainly worth seeing but not if it is your only reason to drive the 2.5 hours from Baie-Comeau to get there.

Visited June 2012
3 Thank RLarok
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