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Place Royale

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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
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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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History comes to life

We walked around Old Quebec for hours in spite of the cold weather. Turning each corner you find beautiful places and old architecture that brings history alive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked around Old Quebec for hours in spite of the cold weather. Turning each corner you find beautiful places and old architecture that brings history alive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You won't find anything like this even in the most colonial areas of America. Churches, shops, and beautiful brick murals will enchant all of your senses. We did not see any dancing, but it's definitely the kind of place you want to.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk from to the lower city from Chateau Frontenac is nice walk in the past. Very scenic, don't mist this ! Take the elevator if you are exhausted to go back to the upper city. Better restaurant are near the old city. Les Anciens Canadiens, Le St Amour, Le Parmesan, at much more.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Place Royale was like walking into a quaint French village. The flower window baskets in nearly every building was well worth the visit. So beautiful!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time in this area - lots of buskers were out playing music and we danced along to the sounds of these musicians. Such a great moment and the energy of the day was all around wonderful!!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the guided tour around this area. Guide was dressed in dress of the time and gave us a great tour explaining the settling of Quebec City.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is one of my most favorite parts of the Old Quebec city. The square is very lively with a great cafe, restaurants and art shops. There is also a very nice church in this square that is worth visiting.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food, competitive price and great beers. Sit outside and watch people in the square with the oldest church in Quebec. Staff was most pleasant. My wife asked about sugar pie and the owner came out and offered to make her one if we returned the next day.

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the lower town near the old port and the Rue Petit Champlain, this is the site where the original French settlement began. The little square is surrounded by shops, cafes, galleries, and a cute little church that stands over the original foundations where Champlain, the city's founder, lived. Visit the church which has an interesting and informative short movie... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Royale reminds one of a quaint little town square in Europe, complete with historic church (Notre-Dame-des-Victoires), 17th and 18th century buildings, shops and cafes. It is celebrated as the place of origin of French civilization in North America and is one of North America's oldest colonial settlements. Place Royale, along with the rest of Old Quebec, has been designated... More 

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