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This once bustling port now serves as a nostalgic reminder of Lower Town's history.
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St-Pierre & St-Paul, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 7R1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

More local with its own personality. The farmers market is here. Cafe Sole' was a nice local coffee shop. Definitely worth a visit,

Thank William W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids loved this area to see the boats, the splash pad, the stem vents, and the weird rotating large eyeball. They played and giggled. Great place to cool off on a warm day.

Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old port yes, but it as moved with the times, the port as retained original buildings, but the surrounding area is bang up to date, within easy walking distance of the lower town, it boast a small, but very interesting market.

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed November 2, 2018

My hotel, Auberge St Pierre was steps from the Old Port area. Lots of nice buildings - not necessarity old world but rather previous banks and insurance companies. Great architecture. Great restaurants too - not tourist traps. At least where we ate. I will always...More

Thank nangwynn
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

If you are coming into Quebec city on a cruise ship, you be docked in the Old Port and will find that it is an easy walk into town. You can walk over to the lower town. You will have to walk uphill or navigate...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed October 24, 2018

There is a building with a farmer's market along the waterfront, and it is amazing. Lots of packaged food (including but not limited to maple syrup), that you can bring home.

Thank jmch491
Reviewed October 16, 2018

By walking through the city you see so much more than by car. Little bistros, Art shops, trades stores, restaurants. This is the place to just slow down and to take it all in. We walked down to the lock and watched as fishermen launched...More

Thank Joanie4875
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Visited the area as my ship was berthed in the old port. Plenty of olde worlde stores selling local artefacts as well as the usual tourist trinkets

Thank Admiralg
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Three cruise ships, a zillion people (most spending their entire time taking photographs), busy restaurants, tourist trap shops etc. We won't be back.

Thank Surfowl
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

While there’s not a lot to explore in this area, there was a Disney cruise ship in the port (for the first time). There was apparently great excitement about it as the city had fireworks in the evening to welcome the ship.

Thank Golferboy18
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Larisa G
June 20, 2017|
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yes, they are there tuesday through sunday nights until sept. 3, 2017...i saw the show last night and it was exciting nad charming...not as amazing as the first year, but far better than last year's...Enjoy!!!
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enelraonaps
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
The stop you need is number five. Take a look at the map and you will see it's the closet. The big red bus (double decker) web site will give you this. Enjoy!
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August 19, 2016|
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Response from alaskadom | Reviewed this property |
The cruise terminal is in lower town. You can walk up to upper town and go to the Info tourist center which is located opposite Chateau Frontenac, in front of a small park. The staff are friendly and very accommodating... More
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