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Place Royale

27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9 , Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
418 646 3167
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Ranked #6 of 146 Attractions in Quebec City
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A small and beautiful courtyard surrounded by a church, nice old buildings and Louis XIV Statue at the center place. Around the corner is the world famous La Fresque des Quebecois wall mural. You must not miss viewing this spectacular 5 stories high wall mural.

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Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Really. There are so many things to do and see instead. Better to put your entry money to charity. Not too informative, there is a part of the second floor where one is warned that it is sort of an experiment. BE CAREFUL. They do not tell you that the floor is sort of like a bog. Also, on the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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329 reviews 329 reviews
158 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Place Royale in Quebec City is among the few places where it allow you to recall the memory of the early 1600 era. Starting with the museum located in the square immediate to the area, a visitor can spend some learning the life style, dress style, living conditions and various remains from the past. After the museum tour, it is... More

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Delmar, New York
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31 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Visited Quebec City in October and saw all of the area including Place Royale which is an interesting part of Old Quebec. Some beautiful buildings in a very small area of Quebec but well worth checking out.

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Sligo, Ireland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
68 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It is to be expected that in summer a small square will be bustling with people. It can be hard to navigate around the endless groups of tourists occasionally. Despite that it is a lovely place to soak up the European feeling that lives in the whole city.

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Cunha
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118 reviews 118 reviews
66 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Looks like we're in Europe this part of town. The buildings are beautiful and historical. Deserves to be in the travel

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

So thrilling to visit an area that has been treasured and protected from modern renovations. The streets are cobbled, the buildings old brick and you can imagine the life of past residents.

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Bowmanville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

From the moment you step foot here, you will be in awe of the architecture! Church bells ringing, artists singing, maple treats, horse drawn carriages. A must see for any historian!

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Yardville, New Jersey
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The uneven cobbles of the square add to the Old World charm. A museum with changing exhibits, Notre Dame of the Victories and many shops and pubs encompass the area. To the left of the church, down the street is a nice ice cream shop. Public restrooms to the right of Notre Dame.

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Beloeil, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

always a nice place to walk, take a lots of pictures, filled with history and so nice any time of the year... beautiful in autumn, marvelous in winter, nice in summetime... like if you were walking in the 16 century in a time travel....

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