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Address: St-Pierre & St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 7R3, Canada
Phone Number: 800-463-6769, 418-648-3300
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
Description: This once bustling port now serves as a nostalgic reminder of Lower Town's...
This once bustling port now serves as a nostalgic reminder of Lower Town's history.
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Stunning views of fall colors

The colors of fall were absolutely stunning against the water. Took a long, wonderful stroll along the water and enjoyed the views. There are lots of picture opportunities and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The colors of fall were absolutely stunning against the water. Took a long, wonderful stroll along the water and enjoyed the views. There are lots of picture opportunities and the science museum as well.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Old Port really is old Quebec. The streets are a little less busy, the buildings perfectly preserved, the views of the river are excellent. There are great restaurants, antique shops and artist workshops here. It's a must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

So we visited during Christmas and my brother said the Christmas market was a must see. Well i think the actual Christmas Market had already closed by the time we visited, but we still go to walk around and enjoy the markets by the old port. Good thing too as it was pouring rain and it was a nice 2... More 

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Toronto
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105 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Visited the old port during the Quebec Winter Carnival and watched one of the craziest races ever. Five men canoes heading out across the ice of the St Lawrence in and out of bone chilling water all the way to Levis and then back on what has to be one of the coldest days ever. Quebecois have my profound respect... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Been here twice in the past 18 months as part of cruise stop. Cruise terminal well kept and extremely handy to see Old town, but Old Port itself and the covered market really did not warrant more than an hour. A short walk towards Lower town will yield more for your sight seeing effort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Visited for Xmas and although wasn't the white xmas we had hoped for, the Old Port was quaint, characteristic and a lovely place to visit. We stayed within the walls so we were close to it all. You only really need 2-3 days tops though as it's quite small. A ferry across to Levis is worthwhile for $7 return. Good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We discovered the covered market at the Old Port quite by chance and were very pleased we did. So much amazing food, produce, wines and ciders, and wonderful little gift ideas. It's a pity the market isn't better promoted and sign-posted around Old Quebec.

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

While in port before leaving on a cruise, we wandered the old port area and old port market. It was pleasant, but nothing extraordinary.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We thought we were going to a real marketplace, with a farmer's market, lots of eating choices and interesting local crafts. However, we were disappointed. There were food vendors, but primarily cider and ice wines, maple confections and smoked meats. It was OK but not great. The "food court" area had just one very rinky-dink cafe, which didn't look fresh.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We took a ferry and enjoyed it breaking the ice like an icebreaker with the temperature -44 C. I liked everything!

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