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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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Cheese and sausages. Do you need another reason? Stop off for some beer and wine for later too. I recommend coming here on your way out as well so you have some delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Cheese and sausages. Do you need another reason? Stop off for some beer and wine for later too. I recommend coming here on your way out as well so you have some delicious souvenirs to take back home.

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Wisconsin, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Although you are on the Saint Lawrence Seaway, there is not a lot going on right on the water. It is actually very industrial looking and not very appealing. Seems like they could do so much here if they wanted.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

But lots of things to visit around the area. As I visited it at summer Time, I Still recommend it. Isn't it this change between seasons that is so amazone.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

If you don't make it over to the Orleans island (which would be a terrible shame) stop into the market. Some of the items available from the agro-tourism locations on the island can be found here. My favourites were the ciders.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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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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Brisbane, Australia
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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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