"L'Hôtel du Parlement (Parliament Building)" Parlement de Quebec Tip by mattreider

Parlement de Quebec, Quebec: 24 reviews and 42 photos

  Exterior, with our hotel in the background
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  • Exterior, with our hotel in the background - Quebec
      Exterior, with our hotel in the background
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  • Interior, where the decision-making occurs. - Quebec
      Interior, where the decision-making occurs.
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If you're here on a weekday, tours of Parlement in English and French are available. We took the French tour, as it was the last of the day, and our only opportunity. The tour is available during normal business hours (9am - 5), and to gain entrance, head to door 3, which is the front, left-corner door. There is a small plaque identifying it as the visitor center.

Like most chambers of legislature, the building is where the elected officials get together and argue their position. The building was designed by architect Eugène-Étienne Taché in the Second Empire style, and was built from 1877 to 1886. With the frontal tower, the building stands at 52 metres or 171 feet in height.

Address: Top of Parliment Hill, on
Directions: Outside the gate on Grand Allee, between Grand Allee and Blvd Rene Levisque
Phone: 418-643-7239

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  • Written Jan 2, 2008
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