The Citadel of Quebec

Local nameLa Citadelle de Québec
LocationLévis, Quebec, Canada

The Citadelle of Quebec, also known as La Citadelle, is an active military installation and the secondary official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada. It is located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec. The citadel contains the oldest military building in Canada, and forms part of the fortifications of Quebec City, which is one of only two cities in North America still surrounded by fortifications, the other being Campeche, Mexico.

The Citadelle is a National Historic Site of Canada and forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada. The fortress is located within the Historic District of Old Québec, which was designated a World Heritage Site in 1985. The site receives some 200,000 visitors annually.

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Quebec City Walking Tour from 24 USD


Adults: $16
Seniors, students: $14
Children (7 - 17): $6
Family (2 + 3): $36

More information and contact


Official Website


YouTube Channel

Phone +141 8694 2815

Address 1 Côte de la Citadelle, QC G1R, Québec City, Canada

Coordinates 46°48'26.84" N -71°12'26.731" E

Tours and activities: The Citadel of Quebec

Quebec City Walking Tour

from 24 USD

Quebec City Shore Excursion: Grand Walking Tour of Quebec City

from 26 USD

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