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St. Louis Gate (Porte St. Louis)

Port Saint Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Nice Piece of History!

Well, they don't make "gates" like they used to! Although it is not the original from 1694 (this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Villages, Florida

This is one of four surviving gates into the old fortified city. This particular gate is found at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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This historic gate in Old Quebec is part of the city's extensive fortification system.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old city” (21 reviews)
Port Saint Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Julie32159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Ottawatraveller547
Reviewed 17 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 Conrad C
Reviewed 15 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

1  Thank where2nextbabe
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great preservation of the city history. This section of town is a must see, English and French spoken in this area, easy communications. Great opportunities for photo's.

Thank 812,841
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Glomping around Old Quebec the portals say I’ve gone too far. Time to turn around and continue exploring the alley ways and promenades, sit in cafes and a friendly bar.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 1 October 2017

St. Louis Gate stood about a block from our hotel and gave us a lovely morning view from our room, especially when horse-drawn carriages came clomping through the high arch into the Old City. Though this gate is often referred to as one of the...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I highly suggest taking a walk or run around the Old Quebec City wall. I did an evening run and there were several good sights and photo opportunities.

Thank Landon T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This gate reminds us of our history. Stately, yet not imposing. When we drive through this gate, the charm of it extends to all of the Old City.

Thank marcia s
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Do not miss this Gate if you are driving and walk over it if you have the opportunity ! It is part of the original fortifications of Quebec City and a must see if visiting this beautiful area of the capital !

Thank belleretraite
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