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Plains of Abraham, Quebec City

4.5
#2 of 30 in Parks in Quebec City
Visit Plains of Abraham, a historic area where the Battle for the Plains of Abraham took place in 1759. British forces invaded Quebec and defeated French troops, which led to the surrender of the city. Each year, the park sees millions of visitors and hosts sports, concerts, and festivals on an annual basis. It covers an area of 98 ha (240 ac) and features an interpretive center, as well as walking trails. Work out when and for how long to visit Plains of Abraham and other Quebec City attractions using our handy Quebec City tour itinerary website .
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  • We listened to the french version of the taking of Quebec by Wolfe when he defeated by Montcalm through a cunning ruse, thus securing Canada for the British Empire. The roles of British and French for...  more »
  • A great place to go visit and see the actual area where the battle was fought. Love the walk up to the area and the city views from there.  more »
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  • Beautiful park. Interesting waking tour. Easy to do with small kids and a stroller. Great for picnicking.
  • Beautiful recreation area for running, walking, sledding and snowshoeing. However, it is highly recommended that you watch the diorama so you can understand the historical significance of the area. Also, it is surrounded by other tourist attractions and minutes away from old Quebec.
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