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Parc de l'Esplanade

60, rue d'Auteuil | Parc Urbain, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4C4, Canada
+1 418-523-6595
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This former area for military parades has been transformed into a popular urban park.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good61%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“st louis” (2 reviews)
“parks canada” (2 reviews)
60, rue d'Auteuil | Parc Urbain, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4C4, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-523-6595
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We woke up to a view of this park in Old Quebec City daily from our hotel room during a recent stay. The park -- a parade ground for British troops in 1830 -- follows the fortress wall at the rear and rue d'Auteuil at...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this park and ended up spending a bit of time here enjoying the view and walking the paths. It's clean great for exercise.

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Park de l'Esplanade playground is across from La Citadelle (Parks Canada) and Hotel Manoir De L'Esplanade, where there's limited parking curbside. (I also saw a blue Cinepopup for the Quebec film festival Sept. 13-23.) A public washroom is beside the playground and fountain in the...More

Thank AnLily
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Get some great views of the city from this park. I did an early morning workout there- sharing the space with other early morning fitness fans.

Thank sarsaf
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Pleasant small park near the Fountaine de Tourny and the St Louis gate. It you take the Parks Canada fortifications tour, you will gain access to the powder magazine located in the park.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Parc starts at the gate on the Rue Dauphine (port Kent I think) on the north and travels along the old town wall to the Porte Saint Louis on the south end. You can continue north or south from the park on the walls...More

Thank tradIndy
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The Parc de l'Esplanade is a little park located between 2 gates (St Louis and Dauphine) along the fortifications of Old Quebec on one side and the Rue d'Auteuil on the other. There are parking, a nice playground, toilets and sculptures along the sidewalks. It...More

1  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty park where you could explore some of the fortifications but not as nice as the Plains of Abraham. If I wanted a big park, I would prefer there

Thank Ekgator
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Well maintained, you can enjoy the parks plant life, observe the views in the distance, or just sit and relax, while people watching. The park borders along beautiful old homes, now converted into lodging.

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Manicured lawns, artfully sculptured gardens feast for the eyes.

Thank zlina
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