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Old Port (Vieux-Port)

St-Pierre & St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
514-496-7678
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Ranked #11 of 143 attractions in Quebec City
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
Description: This once bustling port now serves as a nostalgic reminder of Lower Town's history.
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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132 reviews 132 reviews
78 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We loved walking the various streets and area of the old port. There is a lot to see and do there. You can take an excursion boat or a ferry. You can see and buy the products of many artisans. You can just view the waterfront. Very enjoyable and relaxing.

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Toronto, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
77 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Nice way to spend a part of the day and have a meal. Enjoyed old Quebec and the Old Port very much. Lots to see, do and eat.

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Victoria, Canada
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164 reviews 164 reviews
76 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We really enjoyed taking a quiet walk along the harbour and then walking through the Market before making the hike bike up to Upper Town. We grabbed some great food in the market and sat outside on the wharf to eat. Lovely!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Haven't been for a few years, still beautiful as I remembered it! Lots to see in the shops, and great food! Missed the beaver tails (cheese ones)on the boardwalk outside Chateau Frontenac though!

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Mount Vernon, Maine
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164 reviews 164 reviews
34 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The timing of our visit to the Old Port couldn't have been worse. It felt like Disneyland. We decided that if we ever go back, it will either be early in the morning or in the evening. Maybe then it won't be quite as touristic.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Here is where you can get an eyeful of beautifully arranged food, from fresh vegetables and fruits, to meats, cheeses, breads, bakery items...you name it! The vendors take such pride in the presentation of their wares, so bring your camera! We arrived at the peak of raspberry and strawberry season, so many stands had these available. Besides the food, there... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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359 reviews 359 reviews
193 attraction reviews
802 helpful votes 802 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Here's another of the many "lower Quebecs" or "old Quebecs. We intentionally chose to stay close to this area of Quebec since it has water views, close to the water and way less touristy. Outdoor flower stands and fresh market produce reminded us of our trips to the countryside in France.

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Macau, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A lot to see but you need time. Prepare yourself for a good walk. Dont forget your camera. You will get amazing pictures. They have done here a very good job and I said to myself if i Lived here this will be a place to return in every season. In November they will have a beautiful exhibition of Egyptian... More

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This market is full of fresh produce and related products, plus bread and meats/sausages. Local products are predominantly featured. If you have rented an apartment and have cooking equipment, this place has lots of stuff to prepare delicious meals!

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Lincoln, new brunswick
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is busy. At the Agora area, you can see an amazing sun dial. This one is special as it is made up of a ship with 3 mast and they tell the time, the zodiac and the solstice of the sun.

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