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Observatoire de la Capitale

Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
+1 418-644-9841
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Located on the 31st (and top) floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, the Observatory is the highest point in Québec City, offering a spectacular 360 degree view. It offers a new multimedia interpretation display that takes visitors on a fantastic journey through time. State-of-the-art technology in the form of interactive touch screen terminals, soundscapes, and 3D images takes travelers back through Québec City’s rich past.
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Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-644-9841
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clear 360 views all round including the plains of Abraham, Levis and île de l’Orléans with the mountain ranges on the horizon. Not very busy so great opportunities for pics.

Thank Kingyin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building isn't very high but you will get a lovely panoramic view from the top still. You can overlook the city through the windows. As you walk trough, you can see pictures and read up on the history on the building etc too.

Thank Fizz K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to visit the Observatoire on a clear sunny morning just after a tour group had exited. Apart from the stunning views, a very useful feature is the presence of monitors with points of interest highlighted for easy identification. For each point of...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This building is right behind the Parliament building in Quebec. It is on the 31st floor of the tallest sky scraper in the city. The top floor has enormous picture windows that look out into the city. They are open from 10-5 daily but I...More

1  Thank where2nextbabe
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is a nice set of views esp the Citadelle and the port and older areas. However. The theme here is HOW GREAT ARE WE---WE SPEAK FRENCH AND HATE EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT. The walls of the exhibit are devoted to promoting in a nationalist...More

Thank Judith L
Lysanne M, Communications and public relations at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your visit to Observatoire de la Capitale. The Observatory’s main attraction is a stunning view of Québec City. Touch screen terminals near the windows interpret the landscape in three languages: English, French, and Spanish. Horizons...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is the highest point you can get in Québec City. You will see the configuration of the city but the best view from Québec is from the ground.

Thank Luc-quebec360
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is a nice place to get a bird eye vue of the surrounding of Québec city. The price is too high, reasonable price.

Thank Hugo L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The observatory offers a wide aerial view of the city but, unfortunately, it isn't that great to justify the admission fee. It is basically a place to take a couple selfies and leave. Québec City has better things to offer on ground level.

1  Thank Adriano P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On the top of this building, they have created an observation deck on all 4 sides, with detailed interactive maps showing what you are seeing. We were there on a clear day and enjoyed the experience and learned a lot about the city.

Thank CindyJeff
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The highest floor of the highest tower building just next to the old town has been set as the Town Observatory. Recently refurbished, with new attractions, it is by far the best spot to get a good view of the old town and surroundings. With...More

Thank Jacques R
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