Quebec World Heritage City

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Quebec World Heritage City

Year: 2017
Producer: François Dubé
Genre: Lifestyle
Host: David Mendel

With its fortification walls, narrow winding streets and a wealth of architecture, spanning four centuries, Quebec is unlike any other city in North America. It was the first town on the continent to be named a World Heritage City by UNESCO. In this series: Quebec World Heritage City, we will explore the hidden corners of Old Quebec, and discover that this remarkable French-speaking city also has an impressive, and inspiring, English heritage.

Episodes

Episode 1

In Episode 1 of the series Quebec World Heritage City we will tell the story of Quebec’s dramatic history - from a small fur trading post, to capital of New France, to capital of British North America, to today’s dynamic capital of the Province of Quebec.

Episode 2

In Episode 2 of Quebec World Heritage City we will take you into the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, the oldest Anglican Cathedral built outside the British Isles, to discover a wealth of English heritage in the heart of Quebec’s French-speaking historic district.

Episode 3

In Episode 3 of Quebec World Heritage City we will explore the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel. With its castle-like silhouette, perched high of the cliff of Cap-aux-Diamants, the Chateau Frontenac is said to be the most photographed hotel in the world. We’ll take you behind the scenes to discover how this great hotel came to be built, and its storied past, as host to royalty, heads of state and famous celebrities.

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