Royal Battery

Point of interest

The Royal Battery (1691), so named in honour of Louis XIV of France, who funded its construction, was part of the city's defences under the French Regime. Designed by architect C. Baillif and engineer J.-B.-L. Franquelin, this structure helped protect the city during the siege of 1759. Note the commemorative plaque. Directly across from the Royal Battery lies the Quai Chouinard, the departure point for cruises down the St. Lawrence.

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