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France brought to America

One of my favorite buildings in all the Old City. It looks so French to me, especially the largest... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
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This is one building that is part of the historic building to visit in Quebec City. It is right... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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1 cote de la Fabrique, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3V6, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite buildings in all the Old City. It looks so French to me, especially the largest building with the three silver towers. The interior courtyard is one of my favorite semi-hidden jewels of the city. If you head through the wrought-iron gate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is one building that is part of the historic building to visit in Quebec City. It is right next to a beautiful Cathedral and is a must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a series of buildings that range from the 17th, 18th , 19th and 20th century. It was originally a community of Catholic priests founded by a Bishop Laval. He served a s the first Bishop for Quebec in 1663. The main purpose was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My favorite buildings in the city, I think it's actually an architecture school now. You can walk around and inside the walls but you can't get into the buildings themselves that I could find.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I love walking by there those building are so nice and all around it it is very great to walk around there

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is no longer a seminary but I loved the design, even though I was unable to enter the buildings. It is such a classic and must have educated many Jesuit priests, the intellectuals of the Catholic - universal - Church.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This Seminary used to be an educational and training center for priest. Nowadays it is a Catholic secondary school and consist out of a number of historical buildings. It is free to walk around them but not to enter.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

When visiting Quebec City, one must enter into the interior backyard of this building to see the purity of the architectural lines and take some pictures. We can feel the calm and imagine the students in the backyard centuries ago. Great for photography and relaxation....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Voyageurparaffaires
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were in Quebec on "shore leave" from a cruise ship. We had been to the Montmorency Falls and rode back into town on a city transit bus (#800). We got off the bus near the Citadel and worked our way down hill. Following our...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank BoilerMakerBob
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Open the gates and take a look at the Inside court of this historic building sitting next to the Québec Cathedral. It seems to have there forever...one of the first great buildings of the old city

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank LadyfromQuebec
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