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Battlefields Park (Parc des Champs-de-Bataille)

Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
+1 418-648-4071
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We drove around the park. It has some small, but pretty, gardens. Cannons everywhere. A view... read more

Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful place to be on a summers day! A stroll through the history of Quebec .My husband... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This bucolic park includes the Plains of Abraham, where the decisive battle that led to British control of Quebec took place.
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Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-648-4071
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove around the park. It has some small, but pretty, gardens. Cannons everywhere. A view spot over the St. Lawrence river with free parking across the street. Mostly large expanses of lush lawn and benches facing a forest or the river.

Thank F4981JCmichaels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to be on a summers day! A stroll through the history of Quebec .My husband also used the park to run through and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Owls26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely beautiful park, well maintained, and full of historic significance. Great place to picnic, walk etc....

Thank SabrinaMontreal
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Battlefields Park/Plains of Abraham area is great if you are a runner, although be prepared for plenty of hills so make sure you are in shape. For non-runners, the view is spectacular and plenty of wide open spaces and roads/trails, plus many historical markers...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

A pivotal battle in Canada's history took place here on the Plains of Abraham. Although somewhat hidden; it was a bit difficult to find the right road -- but we eventually did and were able to drive to the top of the hill and park...More

1  Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a park of dramatic scale and history. You could spend a day just walking around and taking in the views

1  Thank alandO8351UH
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Located on the plains of Abraham, this large park offers great views and an opportunity to visit a number of historic sites, including the three remaining Martello towers. One of the towers may be toured.

1  Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 4 July 2017

One of the decisive battles in Quebec's history occurred here, brief though it was. That history can be viewed in the museum, well done exhibits and video, and the fortifications, cannons etc can be viewed at a leisurely pace. It is a delightful park land,...More

1  Thank bobsacerdo
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a large part of the history of Quebec City and is a symbol of the conflict between Britain and France. We walked up the 500 or so steps from the Dufferin Terrace to the top to get to the Park.

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Being a history buff I enjoyed a stroll around the Plains of Abraham and visited the museum there. There was an interesting audio visual presentation and the few actual artefacts from the time are well displayed. There is a comprehensive collection of uniforms but they...More

1  Thank Cpt B
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23 October 2016|
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Response from Claude M | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee to visit the Citadel and museum, parkink is free but only if you do go inside to visit the Citadel, the price is quite reasonable and it's worth every penny you spend. Make sure you have at lest 3 to 4 hours... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from Pomerols | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, a lot of people just parked on the side of the road "L'Avenue George VI". It may have been illegal but there were so many cars I don't think they were afraid of getting ticketed. We parked for free on... More
David S
21 April 2016|
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Response from PBJCHESHIRE | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry - I meant the Upper Town! Hope you enjoy.