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“Charming city!”
Review of Old Quebec

Old Quebec
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Small-Group Quebec City Food Tour
Ranked #1 of 214 things to do in Quebec City
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Charming city!”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

We fell in love with Old Quebec! We found the people to be friendly and helpful, the shopping and food great, the historic venues interesting and well maintained. One unplanned and negative experience was having to spend 12 hours in the Emergency Room at the oldest hospital in North America, Hotel- Deiu, The staff was pleasant, but very few spoke English, which was a surprise as all the retailers, restauranteurs and guides did. If you travel to Quebec, I would have any medical history written out in French before traveling, as the unexpected could happen as it did to us.

Visited September 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2013

We took a combination walking and bus tour through the old city. Although very cold, it was well worth it. The building are magnificent and charming. The shops are delightful. There is so much to see with the lower and upper parts of the town. Do the Funiculaire, instead of the stairs, to reach the different levels. On the upper level, there are acrylic enclosures of archaeological sites. Take your time and enjoy.

Visited October 2013
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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Definitely worth a visit!”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Old Quebec was something I had been wanting to see for years! We finally made it and it was worth the visit. There are lots of great shops, dining and sights to see. We got a little lost because we didn't have a map and the area is quite big but we found our way back. The cobblestone streets and history are fascinating and beautiful. It's hard to decide were to stop and eat because everything looks amazing. Both night and day this was a must see.

Visited August 2013
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2013

We loved the history, people, food and mostly the various churches/basilicas. Everything is within an easy walk (although some of the streets are steep). There are shops & art outside and within the shops of this area. Very quaint & European. Lovely!

Visited November 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Quebec parking ticket 2013”
Reviewed November 5, 2013

Loved the old city! Filled with charm, and history. A must see! Be sure you plug the meter, or head to parking lots. Parking is at a premium, and meters are constantly checked. If you are unlucky like we where, you will be presented with a ticket, in french. The ticket has no online payment option, so it took some phone calls and internet searching, and emails to track it all down. I will save you the effort and post the site here. Your browser bar can translate the page to your language for you if you ask it.

Visited October 2013
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