|Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and second largest city in the province, after Montreal. It is also one of the oldest cities in North America (founded in 1608). As of the 2006 Canadian Census, the city has a population of 491,142 and the metropolitan area has a population of 715,515. Enriched with Université du Québec and so many other heritage institutions and buildings Quebec City is probably one of the most intersting and European looking cities in whole america.
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré
The Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is a basilica set along the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, 30 kilometres (19 miles) east of Quebec City. It has been credited by the Catholic Church with many miracles of curing the sick and disabled. It is an important Catholic sanctuary which receives about a half-million pilgrims each year.
Accomodation in Quebec City
Located in the heart of a sumptuous nature area, Québec City hospitality and joie de vivre will charm you. More than 12,000 lodging facilities for your visiting comfort! Be it a youth hostel, a Vieux-Québec small inn location, a B & B or a five-star rated hotel, we have something to suit all preferences and travel budgets.
The Québec region is of unequalled historical and cultural heritage interest, with its architecture, pedestrian streets and fortifications, unique in North America. A visit to the Plains of Abraham and Vieux-Québec (Old Québec), a UNESCO World Heritage travel destination, will provide you with almost 400 years of historical discovery opportunity. Our performances, theatre and festival events will put you in a very celebratory mood!
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Quebec City Canada Links:
Quebec City Official web site - www.ville.quebec.qc.ca
Museum of Arts - www.mnba.qc.ca
National Geographic Travel Guide - www.nationalgeographic.com/destinations/Quebec_City/
Québec's Government Portal - www.gouv.qc.ca/portail/quebec/pgs/commun
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