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Quebec Travel Guide and Tourist Pleasures

Posted on March 5, 2012 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment

There are so many beautiful cities in the world, that we would never run out of the list of cities that we have to visit. Yet amongst these there are some fascinating cities which give the greatest travel delights. These unique but fantastic locales are what make travel to this part of the world so fruitful and worthwhile.

Quebec is one such fascinating city which is a great locale which boasts of a thousand kinds of attraction and which give you the greatest travel pleasures. So while you are here just get into this land of the greatest visual delights and bask in the glory of being in a land of surprises.


Go to the Quebec Aquarium and enjoy the sights that this lovely place has to offer. Situated very near the Bridge of Quebec or the Pont de Quebec this is undoubtedly the best place to visit in this part of the world and the most magnificent tourist experience.

Then there is the most interesting wildlife to be seen like the sight of the harp seals, walruses, polar bears. Go on the exciting tour of the underwater tunnel here and see the Sea World at San Diego.

Harp Seals Polar Bears

Then you have the Quebec’s citadel to visit. Also called the Citadels de Quebec this is a fascinating place to be in for all history lovers. See the beautiful grounds covered with the majestic fortress cannons and the heavy artillery guns, and get enthralled by the beautiful sights here such as the Sicile building where there are many artifacts on display. Also see the loveliest medals and guns.

There is a change of guard event that is held by the soldiers here and these belong to the Royal 22nd Regiment and the whole thing is very akin to the change of guards at the Buckingham Palace in London.

Buckingham Palace

Visit the Museum of Civilization and see the lovely attractions that are culturally viable here. Also called the Musee de la civilization this is another beautiful tourist sight and is a must see. Here you would learn a lot about the French settlements and the formation of this lovely and fascinating city of Quebec. In the museum you can see a lot of artifacts and also totems, besides a fire brigade carriage replica. The collections of guitar of Michel Rivard, and a Senegal African drum are the major displays in the museum.

Then visit the Ursulines Museum which is another interesting place to be in. Known as the Musee des Ursulines de Quebec, this is situated in the vicinity of the Museum of Civilization and is another must see in the city of Quebec. Here one comes to know about the Catholic Church, its history and also see the lovely embroidery lace works which are so typical of this place.

Ursulines Museum

The Morrin Centre is another interesting place where one gets to see the best history of this place and can also know about this first ever prison in the city of Quebec.

Morrin Centre

Then as you go around you would also see Egyptian mummies, weapon collections and a stuffed black bear. There is a very beautiful library room and there are tours around old prison cells. Overall a very fulfilling experience and a must see if you are touring around Quebec.

Also see the National Museum of fine Arts where you get the best display of fine arts. Known as the Musee national des beaux arts du Quebec, this is a great place to be in and it is very relaxing to be surrounded by such talent. Situated in the Battlefields Park this has three buildings and it is the Charles Baillairge Building which has many collections on Inuit Art.

National Museum of fine Arts

With more places to see, Quebec is certainly a nice place to be in and is a must see in the tour of fascinating cities in the world.

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