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Top 10 Instagram-worthy sights to see

April 26th, 2018 | by Marine Beelaert

Want to up your Instagram game with some breathtaking pictures you won’t find anywhere else? We’ve got what you’re looking for! Here are 10 must-see sights in Trois-Rivières for capturing photos that will take your breath away. You’ll be the talk of the town! Follow Tourisme Trois-Rivières on Instagram for even more inspiration. 

Cogeco Amphithéâtre
What you were going to visit the city without a stop at the Cogeco Amphithéâtre? Get your camera ready! Capture incredible views like: 1) the building’s magnificent structure, 2) the Hollywood-like lettering of TROIS-RIVIÈRES on the façade, 3) a backdrop of the Saint-Lawrence and Saint-Maurice rivers. Instagram worthy, day or night. 

The Laviolette bridge
Although some people prefer to keep their feet planted firmly on the ground, some 40,000 cars per day make their way across the Laviolette bridge, linking Trois-Rivières with Bécancour. This 50-year-old icon makes a picture-perfect shot, whether it’s from the foot of the bridge, on the water, or from the bridge itself. 

Le Poivre Noir
Love Instagramming your favourite foods and delicious dishes? Poivre Noir is the perfect spot for showcasing your impeccable taste. Head out on the patio for a great shot of the Laviolette bridge and Saint-Lawrence river. You never know what kind of fun new angle you’ll find.

If racing is your thing, look no further than the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, which comes to town every summer. Just grab your camera and head to the track. Ready, set… may the best pic win! 

Le Temps d’une Pinte
Get ready to snap a freshly roasted coffee, homebrewed beer, or delicious house specialty at this amazing microbrewery. You can also get great photos of the beer tanks, patio, illuminated string lights, and the amazing variety of food. A real treat for the eyes! 

Rue des Forges
Rue des Forges is the place in Trois-Rivières to shop and dine out on the patio. From simple fare to fine dining, you can find it all right here, along with amazing views of the Saint-Lawrence river and more. Snap a pic of the beautiful brick facades in the daytime, and the illuminated patios at night!

The Old Prison
Looking for something out of the ordinary? Try Trois-Rivières’s Old Prison. If you’re part of a group, you can even be “sentenced” to stay overnight in a cell! Snap pics of prison cells, the dungeon, and more for a fascinating Instagram collection sure to frighten your friends.

Hôtel Oui GO!
This modern twist on neo-Renaissance style is located in the heart of the city, right near the water. Discover 16 rooms, a meeting space, and plenty of opportunities to get out your camera. It’s the place to be seen in the city!

Le Café Frida
Vegetarian, vegan, or just looking for nutritious food made from good ingredients in a fun ambiance? Café Frida is the place for you! Enjoy the vintage look and bright space that makes for mouth-watering photos. Stop by at night to snap a few pics of the illuminated patio. 

La rue des Ursulines
This highly Instagrammable street is located in a historic sector of Trois-Rivières. Rue des Ursulines was once called Notre-Dame street, and has been around since 1650—the oldest street in the city!

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