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Joan of Arc

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: Plains of Abraham | next to Hotel Le Concorde, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Located in the Plains of Abraham, this statue of the French martyr is a...

Located in the Plains of Abraham, this statue of the French martyr is a tribute to the soldiers who died in the historic battle between the French and British that occurred here in 1759.

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Walked past and the area was set-up for a winter wonderland. Unfortunately it was not yet open to the public. The statue and surrounding was gorgeous. Wish the play land was open!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked past and the area was set-up for a winter wonderland. Unfortunately it was not yet open to the public. The statue and surrounding was gorgeous. Wish the play land was open!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small garden is ringed with flower beds. It is slightly sunken giving it a warm cozy feeling. We found it a perfect place to relax and even had our breakfast here one morning. there's a handy drinking fountain on the east end of the garden.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful park and plants, with haloween haunting stories surrounding the walk. Great fun and interesting

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I walk there and i also had a pick nick there the place is so wow, Very green very vast many thing to see and the view either on the Plaines d Abraham or looking at the St Lawrence river is spectaculous.

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I can only imagine a hot summer day strolling through this well treed park. As it was, it was a snowy October day to come see the donated statue of this fantastic historical figure. The park was full of school children studying the Halloween exhibit of the history of the city. Well laid out and described we got more bang... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Being close to our hotel we strolled over to see that Parcs Canada had done a great job for a Halloween display which included a big spider on Montebello Tower #2 nearby. There was a small colourful train on wheels that was taking kids and parents around the park. Joan of Arc kind of took second fiddle to the park... More 

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niagara falls, ontario, canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Located inside Plains of Abraham Park, the tribute to Joan of Arc is touching. Surrounded by beautiful flowers and plants, this statue centers on the heroin of the time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Joan of Arc Park is especially interesting in the fall due to a series of displays (and lighting) describing some of the different aspects of the city. Descriptions of the hangings in the area, the ghostly apparitions one might meet, and even the lady who tempted her lovers to their death ... only to be tricked into her own jump... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The formal gardens are pretty depending on the season. While we visited in October it had been transformed to a Halloween theme park with ghosts goblins etc. Full of kids and folks that distracted one from seeing the gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Beautiful location - the Halloween treatment of the park is both educational and entertaining. The 'stations' were great. The variety of plants and flowers was just incredible. Hats off to the skilled folks who create these beautiful displays and plantings around the park.

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