L'Ordre national du Québec - Honneur au peuple du Québec - La plus haute distinction décernée par le gouvernement du Québec.

Monument of the Ordre

What is the monument of the Ordre?

The monument of the Ordre is a symbol of Québec’s intellectual wealth. Entitled Nos regards se tournent vers la lumière (Our eyes turn toward the light), it is the work of sculptor Roland Poulin. It strong synergy with the St. Lawrence River expresses Québec’s openness to the world.

For more information, see the page monument of the Ordre.

Where exactly is the monument of the Ordre located?

Located 3 km from the Québec Bridge, the monument of the Ordre overlooks the majestic The following link opens in another window.  Promenade Samuel-De Champlain which borders the St. Lawrence River.

It is on the north side (to your right if you are driving west) of Boulevard Champlain, between the Quai-des-Brumes and the road leading to Côte à Gignac, near the traffic lights. The Maison des Jésuites is not far away, at 2320 Chemin du Foulon.

There are several parking lots in the monument’s vicinity. The closest public toilets are at the foot of Côte à Gignac, behind the soccer fields.

A map showing the monument’s location can be found on the page monument of the Ordre.

Is the monument easily accessible to persons with mobility impairments?

Persons in wheelchairs or requiring walkers may have trouble accessing the monument. However, the final layout envisages measures for better accommodating these visitors.

Online as of: September 27, 2011