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Where History Meets Nature

Language: English
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Québec was founded by the French explorer Champlain in the early 17th century. It is the only North American city to have preserved its ramparts, together with the numerous bastions, gates and defensive works which still surround Old Québec. The Upper Town, built on the cliff, has remained the religious and administrative centre, with its churches, convents and other monuments like the Dauphine Redoubt, the Citadel and Château Frontenac. Together with the Lower Town and its ancient districts, it forms an urban ensemble which is one of the best examples of a fortified colonial city.

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Place/region: Canada, North America
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Vladislav Oudatchine
Participant: Philippe Leclaire, Michel Walsh
Publisher: UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: Canadian Airlines International
Published in:

Original: Beta SP
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STVM371
File No: AVFONDS-0001283-ERI.MXF
Studio TV ref.: M.0371
Rights holder: UNESCO