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Situated in the heart of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region between Quebec City and the Gaspé Peninsula, Rivière-du-Loup commands a geographical position favorable to both commerce and tourism. A ferry links the industrial city to Saint-Siméon, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence in the Charlevoix region, and the Trans-Canada Highway leads south to New Brunswick. The prosperity of the late 19C and early 20C is reflected in the opulent homes and public buildings of this period.

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  • Municipal Library (Rivière-du-Loup)

    67 r. du Rocher CDN - Rivière-du-Loup G5R 1J8

    The Second Empire stone structure was built in 1886 by David Ouellet. For nearly a century, it served as the convent of the Good Shepherd Sisters. After the religious community left in 1978, it was renovated and converted into a library (1983).

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent Museum

    300 r. St-Pierre CDN - Rivière-du-Loup G5R 3V3

    The themes of cultural heritage and contemporary art are incorporated into the museum's various temporary exhibits. Works by local artists are also shown regularly.

  • City Hall (Rivière-du-Loup)

    65 bd de l'Hôtel-de-Ville CDN - Rivière-du-Loup G5R 3Y7

    Completed in 1917, the city hall occupies the former site of the public market building, destroyed by fire in 1910. An unusual architectural element of the structure is the main clock tower, typical of city halls found in the English-speaking provinc..

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