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Quartier Petit Champlain

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Address: Rue Petit Champlain, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H5, Canada
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Dating back to the 17th century, the Petit Champlain street is the oldest...

Dating back to the 17th century, the Petit Champlain street is the oldest commercial artery in North America. Quartier Petit Champlain counts today more than 45 shops and restaurants.

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This is worth a visit for the interesting shops and some really great little restaurants....and, of course, for its historical interest.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is worth a visit for the interesting shops and some really great little restaurants....and, of course, for its historical interest.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Lower City is gorgeous, fun, and brimming with history. GO!!! PROS: 1 - Architecture, music, ambiance, people-watching, parks, statues, shopping, restaurants - enough said 2 - all the street are gorgeous and some are even quiet and tucked away where you can get a few private moments 3 - the giant mural depicting Quebec history from the beginning to... More 

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A corner of Quebec we missed on previous trips - it has everything, shops of all kinds, lovely flowers, restaurants and cafes. There is a spectacular mural with incredible trompe l'oeil effects as though one were looking into a building - we sat near it, amazed, and watched the people go by. Charming!

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Thank Jan C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Quebec City you must see. Such a cute area with shops and lots of restaurants. And always happy hour specials usually from 4-6. Beautiful buildings and cobblestone streets. You can take the Funicular up and down from Old Town but the walk is relatively short (if you can do stairs ok).

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Petit Champlain is worth the visit - the area feels just like Europe. Beware: it's extremely busy so if you're not into crowds and walking like a penguin, try to visit in the early morning before the crowds hit.

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great area to wander through and pop in to all the boutiques, art shops, restaurants and coffee shops. The cobblestone street is a reminder of the history that is a part of this great city. Make sure you wear good walking shoes!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This area is named after Samuel Champlain, founder of Quebec City. It was first settled by the French over 400 years ago. Walking through the cobblestoned streets would remind you of towns in France. There are lots of quaint little shops and restaurants, very touristy of course but well worth the visit. You can go down to the Lower Town... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quebec City surpassed our expectations in general, and this street/district is one of the highlights. Many small shops, restaurants, and treats to entertain the heart, mind, and soul. Although it was busy when we visited and there were many people on the streets, it didn't 'feel' crowded. Other tourists on the street were very polite, as were the Quebec/French natives.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful narrow streets of the lower city bordered by small shops and restaurants. A must see in Old Quebec.

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great destination for some local shopping and dining. A gem for sure. Wear comfortable shoes. No heels for ladies. Lots of steep steps and tripping hazards (uneven cobblestone streets and alleyways).

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