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Rue du Tresor

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Address: Rue du Tresor | Situee entre la rue Ste-Anne et de Buade, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4L8, Canada
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Description: Numerous artists gather on this crowded Lower Town street to display their...
Numerous artists gather on this crowded Lower Town street to display their work.
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Quick walk down an alley of art

Swing through and look at the art of Old Quebec City... Nice etchings, prints and watercolors in different styles all in one place. Good alternative to postcards

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing from mid-March to mid-October with many painters and exhibits, It was too cold for that. Nice cafés near-by.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Atmospheric walk whilst viewing all the artworks - from basic to expensive. Conveniently located near tourist office and Chateaux Frontenac. I purchased a lovely copper etching tryptic which I will frame as a wonderful memento of my time in magical Quebec City. There is certainly no undue pressure to buy - just enjoy the artworks.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Swing through and look at the art of Old Quebec City... Nice etchings, prints and watercolors in different styles all in one place. Good alternative to postcards

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Milton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are already visiting Old Quebec City, then definitely stop by - it's just one small alley way full of really talented and artistic vendors...

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Dodge Co., Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The stalls line this narrow pedestrian street displaying the work of local artists. Much of the art is themed on locations in and around Quebec City which make for great keepsakes of a special trip. Those manning the booths (not always the artists) are very informative if you take the time to ask about a process or a piece you... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Many artists sell paintings and drawings on this street. I bought a beautiful watercolor. It's a good place to get local art at reasonable prices

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Quebec City has SO much to offer and to see. This is one on a long list. Its a relatively small area of artists and their paintings, typically water paints. The prices are not too bad in comparison to other spots we've seen in other cities.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

If you're looking for a souvenir less tacky than the usual t-shirt or mug, try coming down and meeting some local artists. You can take a piece of Quebec home with you for a reasonable price and meet the people who make the art. The church next to the street also has booths where artisans are showing off wares such... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This is a must see-- the artwork is amazing and the artists are more than willing to talk to you about their work. They are also very low key-- no pressure to buy--and they encourage you to explore all of the styles on display before buying a piece.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Some very talented artists display their work along here - some pieces are stunning. Worth a quick walk to visit and have a look around. The best place in the area to buy some art, as you can get some good deals

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