Here are just a few areas where Québec City stands alone.

One of a Kind

Château Frontenac | Credit:  Guy Lessard
Credit: Guy Lessard

Oldest Buildings and Sites

Place Royale | Credit:  Audet Photo
Credit: Audet Photo

The Biggest

  • La Citadelle de Québec: Largest British fort built in North America.
  • Pont de Québec: Longest cantilever bridge in the world, with a free span of 549 meters.
  • Québec Winter Carnival: Biggest winter carnival in the world.
Pont de Québec and Pont Pierre-Laporte (bridges) | Credit:  Jean-Guy Lavoie
Credit: Jean-Guy Lavoie

Oldest Businesses and Institutions

  • Found June 21, 1764, The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph is the oldest active newspaper in North America.
  • J.A. Moisan grocery store, Rue Saint-Jean: Oldest grocery store in North America.
  • The Morrin Centre library: Oldest English-language public library in Canada.
Épicerie J.A. Moisan | Credit:  Pierre Terrien
Credit: Pierre Terrien

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