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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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It's a square in Quebec

It's a nice square. There's some interesting old buildings, and during our stay, some art installations. Would walk through again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Chris R
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice square. There's some interesting old buildings, and during our stay, some art installations. Would walk through again.

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Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not as attractive as on previous trips as there was scaffolding on the beautiful church there, but otherwise very pleasant. We had excellent croissants every morning at Maison Smith at an outdoor table. Some very nice shops in the area where we purchased some great gifts.

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Central Florida, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This stop was included on our walking tour and the history was fascinating. Learned so much! It is completely an outside attraction,

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful square of history, dining, shopping and a new museum on the history of Quebec. It is a primarily French-speaking area but no worries using English. There is a café that is excellent (Maison Smith) and an excellent little Italian place in one of the corners. The church is wonderful, as well, being one of the oldest... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Canadian example of the European 'old town' plaza, albeit not a 'square' in the South American or Filipino tradition. The beautiful, small Church of Notre Dame des Victories was the highlight. Given the amount of good works that the Catholic - 'universal' - Church undertakes worldwide, please donate at least C$2 a person should you visit the... More 

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Ede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to have a rest and still have a view to all historical buildings. After a walk it is good to be here.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend a tour with guide in order to fully appreciate and understand all that was ongoing at Place Royale. We ended up having a cafe latte and enjoying the groups of tourists.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the historical flavor of this well restored location. If you go plan to be there for longer than just a quick walk through.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see. It is like going back in time. Rich history and quiet ambiance abounds. This is not inside the walls, but a must see.

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Arnold, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a little coffee and pastry shop here with tables and chairs. It is a nice place to sit and watch the world go by. The Church is currently under renovation but you can still tuck in.

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