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“Take a walk back in time.”
Review of Old Quebec

Old Quebec
Ranked #1 of 189 things to do in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed July 23, 2013

I will never regret going to Quebec City and hope to visit again. The weather was not particularly co-operative but that did not dampen our desire to get the feel of the old city. We stayed right on the edge in site of one of the gates just a few steps from our hotel. We wandered through the streets and if one closed ones eyes could imagine it as it was hundreds of years ago.
We had taken a tour by bus so sort of knew where we were going and it great to see many places in a short time but even better to be up close and personal. We made our was to the Finicular which is a railway that goes up and down between the upper and lower town. It made it easy to explore both.
Lots of shops, restraunts and just neat stuff to see. There is a 3 D mural on a building in old town that is a must see and a must photograph.
Unfortunately we did not have time for a carriage ride but it was a delight to see them taking people around the old cobbled streets. From my window in the hotel in the morning there was a parade of these carriages going to their terminal and it was a lovely sight.
Sometimes it is the places you never think of making a destination that one enjoys the most. That was definately my experience with Old Quebec City.

Thank BridgetD710
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

What a wonderful blend of museums, churches, restaurants (LOTS of them) and just plain areas to poke. Felt very safe walking, even at night.

Thank Patti W
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

There were street performers on almost every corner. We loved the cobblestone streets and horse drawn carriages.

Thank travellover13
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Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Very nice walk-around place. Lots of people, places to shop, eat and drink. In nice weather, we easily spent a day enjoying ourselves here. Basilica Notre Dame is gorgeous and worth the $5 entry. Marche Secours just modern mall stores.

Thank PapaInternational
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Wonderful narrow cobblestone streets with flower boxes and pots all over. Historic stone buildings and outdoor cafes.

Thank karinr9933
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