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Address: 27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9 , Canada
Phone Number: 418 646 3167
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has been an...
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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The Centre Of The Old Town

Not a particularly large square but with interesting buildings, including the Basilique. A main draw for tour groups so that at times and especially when there is a cruise ship... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Not a particularly large square but with interesting buildings, including the Basilique. A main draw for tour groups so that at times and especially when there is a cruise ship anchored, it can be overcrowded, thereby losing character. There are many cafes and restaurants to choose from in this well visited area. Just off the square it is worth taking... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It was simple, but elegant. We did not stay long time here, but simply beautiful. There should be some written documentaries about the places around, which was heavily missing around this place.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Must go. Nice shopping and restaurants. Very authentic. Close to Old Quebec and many of the city attractions.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Was disappointed that Notre Dame des Victoires was not open to the public at this time. A little too touristy, with not enough historical information.

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Calgary, Canada
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a very cool spot. The heart of old town. This cobblestone location is central to French Quebec. There are a number of really cool restaurants right beside it. Not to mention that the cattle break neck stairs are right adjacent to it also! Very cool location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Next to Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church its original cobbled stones and traditional Stone buildings weel reflect the french heritage in America,

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The musicians change hourly, I think. Always something interesting going on. Love the mural and the ruins, across from beautiful art galleries.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

There is a pizza place and another one or two restaurants. I wish I could have seen the Mariners' church with the boat suspended in air but the sign indicated it is only open for mass, perhaps due to the time of year?

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manchester vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Just a beautiful little square. Really gives you a chance to just slow down and think about the past and simpler times! It is a quaint little spot!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Escape back into the 1600's in Old Town Quebec. Place Royale or Royal Palace is the oldest French settlement in North America. The heart of this square is The Church of Our Lady of Victories, the oldest stone church in North America. A vision of old world charm, every stone building and structure tells the story our its' forefathers. A... More 

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