Quebec City in Pictures

Posted by on Friday, February 10, 2017
Quebec City is the capital city of the province of Quebec. The city has a population estimate of 545,485.

Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. While many of the major cities in Latin America date from the sixteenth century, among cities in Canada and the U.S..

Quebec City was founded by the French explorer and navigator Samuel de Champlain in 1608.

Champlain and his crew built a wooden fort which they called "l'habitation" within only a few days of their arrival. This early fort and trading post exists today as a historic site in Old Quebec. Quebec City's maritime position and the presence of cliffs overlooking the St. Lawrence River made it an important location for economic exchanges between the Amerindians and the French.

Joan of Arc Plains of Abraham 

Québec City shore 

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, Basse-Ville 

Chateau Frontenac in the Fall 

A former fire station now used by the multidisciplinaryart company Ex Machina



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