La Citadelle de Quebec

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8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Built at the city's highest point, on Cap Diamant, the Citadelle is the largest fortified base in North America still occupied by troops.”

– Fodor's

Frommer's Frommer's
"The duke of Wellington had this partially star-shaped fortress built... in anticipation of renewed American attacks after the War of 1812." Full review
Afar Magazine 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 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
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"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." Full review
U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
6.0
"Québec City's Citadel (La Citadelle, in French) is the largest British-built fortress in North America; it took 30 years to construct. This military site has been active since 1850 when..." Full review