City Ramparts

Quebec City Visitor Information and Guide

The Quebec City Ramparts were built in the 1700s to defend the city from invasion.  In the 1870s, they were transformed into a popular attraction.

Visitors can enjoy a leisurely walk along the top of the ramparts for a distance of 5 km.

Quebec City Ramparts
St. Louis Gate, Quebec City Ramparts

There are four gates into the walled city.  They are:

  1. Saint-Jean Gate
  2. Kent Gate
  3. Saint-Louis Gate
  4. Prescott Gate

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