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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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Quebec City Walking Tour
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Ranked #2 of 115 Attractions in Quebec City
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Dating back to the mid-17th century, this historic neighborhood is the oldest commercial district in North America.
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Sebastian, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Narrow, pedestrian friendly streets of cobblestone, historic buildings, unusual stores plus coffee shops and patisseries. Be sure to see the two 3-D murals on the ends of 2 rows of townhouses, plus a 3-D trellis "sculpture".

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Cold Spring, NJ
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280 reviews 280 reviews
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198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Below the ramparts of Old Quebec, at the bottom of the funicular, is an old section of the city that is a fascinating place to stroll, shop and eat. The funicular drops you at Rue du Petit Champlain. This street is lined with shops and galleries and a small park. Turn back at the far end onto Boulevard Champlain and... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

There are so many great places to shop and eat that it is hard to say where to start. Don't misss the wonderful Musee de la Civlization while enjoying the rest of this delightful commercial district.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just a gorgeous place to walk, shop, eat and enjoy a look at the early life in North America. The perfectly preserved buildings and small square look a small European town.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The closest thing Canada has to Europe! Historical Architecture, friendly people, original restaurants and very few retail chains. A nice Unique part of Canada

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Porto Alegre, RS
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It is a beautiful historical neighborhood, with a very rich architecture, full of restaurants, boutiques and souvenir shops. It would be fine by itself, but by accident I visited it during Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle France, and had the pleasant suprise of seeing it full of people dressed in historical clothes. Must be equally amazing during Christmas. No visit... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I am so fortunate to have a dear friend who works at T'Dingue on Rue Petit Champlain. I was able to visit her recently and shop at the eclectic shop where she works. They sell myriad items with French words and phrases on them. I purchased round two of my favorite t-shirt that says: "Allez au bout de ses rêves"... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is one of the most quaint areas of Québec city. From the top of the Break neck stairs, you get a glimpse of what there is to see. Every step you go down brings you closer to another time. The old buildings are beautiful and the cobbled stones streets give a certain feel to the place. A must see!

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Rabat, Morocco
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What can I say! I am in with love Le Petit Champlain. Sunny, mild day, I strolled on the narrow streets after lunch. We bought beautiful, creative clothes and souvenirs. The buildings’ architecture is stunning. So European! And the view on the St-Lawrence at night, gorgeous! Don’t miss Le Petit Champlain!

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This area is quite honestly one of the most charming little streets I have ever seen and i have been around. Cobbled street covered on both sides by very old little shops selling unique products from art, to dresses to food.

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