Sunday, May 24, 2009

Château Frontenac, Quebec

Quebec-1, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The Château Frontenac grand hotel is a popular attractions in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Designed by architect Bruce Price, the Château Frontenac was one of a series of "château" style hotels built for the Canadian Pacific Railway company at the end of the 19th and the start of the 20th century. It opened in 1893, five years after its sister-hotel the Banff Springs. The railway company sought to encourage luxury tourism and bring wealthy travelers to its trains.


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