Québec City: An Extraordinary History and Unique Heritage
Québec is the continent’s oldest catholic parish in North America as well as the city where the first Anglican cathedral was built outside the British Isles. The Roman Catholic cathedral basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec and Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral are both found inside the walls of Québec’s Old City, a UNESCO Wold Heritage Site. The Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is the continent’s oldest Roman Catholic pilgrimage site north of Mexico. For over 400 years, talented artists have been vying with each other to offer the faithful fabulous settings for worship and prayer. The Québec City area abounds in treasures of devotional art, including masterpieces of gold and silver, precious liturgical objects, and magnificent artworks. Churches, chapels, monasteries, museums, and religious festivals will shine in your memory.
399, rue Saint-Joseph Est
Québec, Québec G1K 8E2
Tel.: 418 641-6290
Toll free: 1 877 783-1608