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Old Port (Vieux-Port)

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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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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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I thought I was in a fairy tale. Leading up to Christmas, the streets were magical, cobblestone, lights, snow, Chritsmas carols, it truly made me feel like Christmas was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Jamie H
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Adelaide, Australia

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I thought I was in a fairy tale. Leading up to Christmas, the streets were magical, cobblestone, lights, snow, Chritsmas carols, it truly made me feel like Christmas was here. Plan your trip, Google, walking tours and you will be able to self guide yourself through this area. All the walking tours were booked for when we visited, but with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It's worth wandering around this area of Lower Town Quebec City. It's near Quartier du Petit Champlain, but not as busy. Many shops to visit in the Old Port area and also the market - Marche du Vieux-Port de Quebec - is located here. Near the market we enjoyed coffee and a sweet at the tiny La Dominicaine Cafe-Traiteur, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Quaint streets full of nice stores/boutiques and art galeries. Worthwhile to visit and get unique stuff.

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

If you are in Quebec City you have to walk to the Old Port. So much to see and do. Beautiful walkable streets and alley ways. We were there just before Christmas, the decorations everywhere are amazing. Felt very safe walking around late into the evening to.

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Oakville, Canada
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

So much to see, all the cool little boutiques, the flea market, the history. Just very cool to see and walk through alone but all the vendors there have some pretty cool and unique stuff.

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Thank Keith H
Ottawa, Canada
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

One of the main reasons this city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was all decorated for Christmas with happy people everywhere. You can shop, eat and stroll with a smile on your face. Joyous!

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Arnprior, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is a must" for any visitor of Quebec City. The closest you will get to Europe in North America. It is breathtaking with all the Christmas decorations.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Near Petit Champlain and lower city, which I really liked... but nothing happening at the port itself. Picks up again in late December.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

historically restored old town ,that is only marred by a few rather schlocky tourist traps.if you take time to explore out from the core,you can discover some amazing art galleries,and restos.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Beautiful old buildings, many with murals. Cobblestone streets, narrow and paced with boutiques and restaurants. Go see!!

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