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Quartier du Petit Champlain

Address: Rue de Petit Champlain, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H5, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
Phone Number: (418) 692-2613, 877-692-2613
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Ranked #2 of 216 things to do in Quebec City
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks & points of interest, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Fee: No
Owner description: Dating back to the mid-17th century, this historic neighborhood is...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks & points of interest, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Dating back to the mid-17th century, this historic neighborhood is the oldest commercial district in North America.
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The combination of small shops located in buildings that have over 200 years, friendly shopkeepers that will take care of you either in French or English, the funicular that takes you all the way to Chateau Frontenac and other wonders makes this place irreplaceable... You can not say that you were in Old Quebec and you did not visit this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This district has to be one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Went during Winter Carnival - many neat ice sculptures, decorations and outdoor bars/patios open (yes, even in the winter!) Visit during the day then go back and see it all lit up for nighttime - you won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is the oldest commercial district in North America. Discover the boutique and restaurant. You will see a mural painted of 900 square ft represented the history of the district In 1759.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a must see street in Old Quebec especially in the winter. It has lots of small boutiques that sell handmade items created by local artists.

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

With its typical architecture and its narrow paved alleys, this part of the city moves you to an other era and instantly wakes your inner kid up ! Enjoy the morning or evening visits to benefit of the most peacefull state. At summer, it's lovely. At wintertime, the magic is at it's best ! Although its a dedicated touristic site,... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I look at many pictures and knew I wanted to visit this place to see if it really did look like this and YES it does and more! It is definitely magical and glad they keep many of the holiday decorations up---There was more cold than snow they said but the snow they did have was beautiful and adds the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A truly old city neighbourhood at the base of Quebecs' fortifications and cliff separating the lower from the upper city. Full of early colonial history, boutiques, and several restaurants that are worth a try. It is easily accessible from the upper city on Terrace Dufferin by taking the funicular.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is the nicest street in the city. Lots of Bistros, clothing stores, handmade Quebec leather and fur goods, Quebec wod carvings. We were there during the Quebec Winter Carnival and many of the shops and Bistros has ice carvings outside their doors depicting what they do.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Perfect place to eat, or shop or just walk around.. Winter is best as the holiday lights and street views are perfect.

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We just returned from Quebec City and were pleasantly surprised to find that most of the old town is still decorated from Christmas. I asked a local as we walked down Quartier du Petit Champlain, how long they keep the decorations up and they told us that it stays decorated until Winter Carnival is over... mid February. I have to... More 

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