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Address: 27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-646-3167
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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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Like being in Europe

This is a nice little square with some nice shops and a café you can sit down and have a cup of couple and some sweets. It doesn’t feel like you’re in North America when you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a nice little square with some nice shops and a café you can sit down and have a cup of couple and some sweets. It doesn’t feel like you’re in North America when you look around. Unfortunately the church was locked so we could not go inside. This is a nice rest stop to just take it all... More 

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Weare, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Royal has cute little shops and cafes. This must be what people are referring to when they say Quebec City has an old European feel. The pace feels different here and is worth taking time to slow down and relax on your vacation.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watt a beautiful place, sitting in front of a cafe having a smoothie and an espresso. Watching the people going by on this lovely square you feel sitting in one of the old quarters of medieval France .

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the history associated with this place being the cradle of French civilization in North America. The old rustic buildings and cobblestone streets had a distinct European feel.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Square gives the visitor a feel for how Quebec was in days gone by - beautiful! There are some gorgeous boutiques and an amazing fresco which is a must see.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's nothing like this anywhere else in Canada or the United States. This is what makes Quebec City unique. I travel here for business regularly, and I never get tired of visiting the old part of town. It;s like I find something new every visit. You can walk around any time of the year, but summer is best.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Place Royale is in the center of the Quartier Petit Champlain, which is he heart of the lower town which is the coziest part of the old town. The square has a nice church, Notre Dame des Victoires on the south side. Look at the black stones in front of the church to see where the house of Samuel... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautifucl places in Quebec city in my opinion. It feels like you are not in North America. It is so cozy and cute

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very charming town square that evokes the feeling of being in a small French village. In fact, a tour guide told us that the Place Royale was used in the film "Catch Me If You Can", when Leonardo Dicaprio's character goes back to France to visit relatives. The rough-stone architecture is fabulous!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just walked at night through this part of the lower Quebec City. This is a very quaint square, reminiscent of old Stockholm. Love this city!

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