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St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis)

Port Saint Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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The Most Attractive Gate

This gate was only 1 block from our B&B so we passed it several times. I personally found Rue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MityC
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Northern NJ
Awesome to see!

Great area to walk around and see the gate! Once you walk to the top of the gate you can get some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brie V
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Vernon, New Jersey
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This historic gate in Old Quebec is part of the city's extensive fortification system.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old city” (23 reviews)
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Port Saint Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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"old city"
in 23 reviews
"fortified city"
in 5 reviews
"parliament building"
in 7 reviews
"great view of the city"
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"both sides"
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"walk up"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 2 reviews
"upper town"
in 4 reviews
"vieux quebec"
in 2 reviews
"fortifications"
in 26 reviews
"arch"
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"invaders"
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"turret"
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"surviving"
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"preservation"
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"century"
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"parc"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gate was only 1 block from our B&B so we passed it several times. I personally found Rue Saint Louis more attactive than Rue Saint Jean within the Old City. Rue Saint Jean seemed a little more commercial to me. Hence I found the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great area to walk around and see the gate! Once you walk to the top of the gate you can get some amazing views!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

You approach this gate by going down Rue Saint-Louis from the Parliament building. It is one of the prettiest as it has two turret like structures on the left side. You can pass through, walk along Saint-Louis and head to the Chateau Frontenac from this...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

As you may know Quebec city is one of the oldest cities in north america and this is one of its gates. The old city is surrounded with walls to protect

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Our hotel was within sight, so we saw exhausted carriage horses wait outside the gate, then make their way through with a fare (or if heavy, an un-fair).

Thank Jim J
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

One of 3 gates built to protect the walked city of Old Quebec. As beautiful as the gates are during the day, they are more spectacular at night.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Well, they don't make "gates" like they used to! Although it is not the original from 1694 (this one's from 1880), it is still a really pretty example of fortifications being both functional and architecturally pleasing. Views from the top are lovely, as is the...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is one of four surviving gates into the old fortified city. This particular gate is found at the bottom of St. Louis street in the old town. On the other side of the gate you have the start of Grand Allee (one of the...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The walls and the fort area have been maintained and some parts of the wall are being repaired. You can't walk the entire wall but parts of it.

Thank Sus C
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I was amazed at the stone work on this gate. The arch ways and architecture are beautiful. From this gate you can walk up and walk across the top of this gate. You can head in either direction and walk the fortification wall. I would...More

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