La Citadelle de Quebec

Top 1% of attractions in Quebec City
9 / 10

5 expert reviews

“Sitting like a five-pointed star among The Plains of Abraham and just above Terrasse Dufferin, La Citadelle de Québec is a still-active military base.”

– Travel + Leisure

"The duke of Wellington had this partially star-shaped fortress built... in anticipation of renewed American attacks after the War of 1812." Full review
"Built at the city's highest point, on Cap Diamant, the Citadelle is the largest fortified base in North America still occupied by troops." Full review
Afar Magazine
"Its picturesque steep streets and frowning gateways; and the splendid views which burst upon the eye at every turn, is at once unique and lasting." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Some areas of the Citadelle are off-limits, as it is still a military base for the Royal 22nd Regiment" Full review

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