Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec. Quebec City's Old Town is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1985 as the "Historic District of Old Quebec". It is also one of the oldest cities in North America (founded in 1608). Traffic inside the walls is restricted making it friendlier place for pedestrians.
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Dyerco (10185) 2008-01-30 20:36
One of my favourite places. You have captured the essence of this place with its fine stone architecture that is accented by the flowers.
martel (1184) 2008-01-31 2:26
Very nicely done ..... I can just imagine what this place looks like today.. buried in snow . thanks for the glimps of summer :)
robertosalguero (196) 2008-02-03 18:07
This city is on my list of places to visit within Canada. Very nice framing of this street shot.
The colours and details look great showing superb architecture. Nice shot and thanks for sharing.
cam (9041) 2008-02-07 18:37
My favorite city in North America and it is not because I am french Canadian.
The architecture abd the atmosphere is unrivalled on this continent.
You did a good shot where we can have a good look at the architecture of the old city, with good colors and details.
Have a good WE
CanmoreKevin (2111) 2012-03-27 19:35
The pure colours against the neutral coloured stone walls make this picture pop. Truly charming.
- Copyright: Paul Gambling (PPG) (71)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-07-18
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Cannon EOS 20D, 28-135 f/3.5-5.6 IS
- Exposure: f/6.7, 1/90 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-01-30 18:53