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Château Frontenac

By Demers, Amélie

The Illumination of the De la Cité Borough in Québec City

When night falls, Quebec City lights up—illuminated as the result of a desire to boost the city’s nighttime appeal. More than just a lighting strategy, this initiative is also an original way to showcase heritage treasures. By drawing attention to architectural and natural features, the capital’s lighting plan encourages the public to see the city through new eyes, with a series of stunning nightscapes.  

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