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Martello Towers

| The Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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| The Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of the original four remain, and one may be toured. They are typical of the many towers built by the British in the 1800’s. They were much sturdier than the Block houses they replaced. The one near the river offers nice views.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This tower was one of four built. There are 3 left. We drove by on our caleche tour. The upstairs had a gun platform and the main floor could hold an army unit inside. This tower was built by the British and for defence.

1  Thank Alison R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We saw the Martello Tower on the Plains of Abraham when we walked to see the Joan of Arc statue. This is where the Canadian Army stored their ammunition.

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed 12 November 2016

There were originally 4 Martello Towers. Tower 1 is on the plains of abraham. Just north of this tower 1 block from the park is the 2nd tower. it is at the northwest corner of Tache and Wilfrid-Laurier Streets. The 3rd is no more and...More

1  Thank tradIndy
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I like it the view of the Plaine d Abraham the St lawrence River and the Structure of the Martello Towers .. a must see in Quebec

Thank GinDub
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

There are very impressive and easy to find in the park. The walk to them is easy and very pleasant on a beautiful day. The park itself is worth a visit. You should take the Avenue George V in the park for an easier shorter...More

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 26 August 2016

After a rather disappointing visit to the Battlefields Museum which was all rather confusing the visit to the Martello Tower on the same ticket was a revelation. The concept of the towers and how it is now presented using ipads was very impressive. Some of...More

Thank chris_passmore
Reviewed 3 August 2016

OK, so why is a stone tower that used to house a cannon cool? Because, they strap an iPad on you and when you hold it up to numbered markers throughout the tower, you see things that aren't really there! You hear from soldiers' stories,...More

Thank Deutschmann
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Beautiful in the location of the Plaines of Abraham. This landmark will take you back in time and show you how the military strategies were used.

Thank sescal2001
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Nice walk with beautiful view from the tower. Lots of little benches to sit and have a picnic with beautiful view of the river

Thank Anel L
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