Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

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Tour the sights of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), a hilly district with a European feel to it. Growing out of a fort built in the early 17th century, the development of the area has been slow and steady, thanks to the military presence and fortifications. You'll see the positive impact that influence has had on the area, with its pleasant 19th century architecture, masses of parks and open spaces, and thriving local businesses. Take a stroll through the walkable neighborhood, admiring the views it offers of the city below. Use our Quebec City day trip planner to visit Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on your trip to Quebec City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Upper Town? Lower Town? Both are nice, but to me, upper town wins, hands down. There are great photo opportunities here, and there's lots to see. The place is pulsing with energy and joy. I would love...  more »
  • Like the rest of Quebec City, the Upper Town is picturesque. Lots of cafes - sidewalk and otherwise - bars, boutiques, and (of course) souvenir shops. In spite of the crowds, it's a delightful stroll ...  more »
  • The city has a wealth of unparalleled style. The hotel Chatêau Frontenac is a sumptuousness. The Plaza de Armas, is the point of a lifetime to see the view of the city. Worth a visit on the lower part of the city, as well as the Citadelle.
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