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Place Royale

Address: 27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9 , Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
Phone Number: 418 646 3167
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Ranked #6 of 129 Attractions in Quebec City
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Owner description: This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has been an important social center since the city's founding.
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vancouver
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

it is the history you feel all around the church in that square you have the impression that it was like yesterday

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The founding place of Canada, also is the tourist center in Quebec where people stop by for a city tour. Great atmosphere with nice building and architecture - and it would be much more interesting if you could do a little French while in Quebec!

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CT
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22 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited over the Christmas holiday and found the museum not at all crowded. There is a movie to introduce you to Champlain (on the hour in French and the half hour in English) and the movie was great, very informative. Following that there are two floors of artifacts and information. Not a big museum by any stretch, but nonetheless... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My travel friend and I were doing the museum trio admission package with La Musee de l'Amerique Francophone and La Musee de la Civilisation. La Musee de la Place Royal is in a great location and easy to find in Old Quebec. All the museums are very close to each other. One of the levels features a fun little board... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is the original site of the town of Quebec and a place where many people gather and tour the area. It is near the Funicular to the upper town and Hotel Frontenac.

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Sarasota, Florida
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We visited Place Royale while a light snow was falling. Very peaceful and beautiful in front of the church! Great little boutiques and very few cars!

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Fairfield, Ohio
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a neat square in Old Quebec. Lots of shops and restaurants. It great walking area and close to many other sites.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Around this center is a very old neighborhood with lots of shops and restaurants to spend time in. A great area to go for a walk.

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Sebastian, Florida
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This plaza / square is celebrated as the founding site for Canada. We didn't have much time there, but the quaint shops and historic buildings surrounding the plaza could have been explored for an hour or more!

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Beautiful spot. We went there on a ghost walk and learned the history. Loved the cobblestones. Beautiful shops.

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