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Place Royale, Quebec City

#5 of 28 in Neighborhoods in Quebec
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
See the cradle of French civilization in North America at Place Royale, a historic square around which Quebec was established in 1608. Visit the oldest stone church in North America, featuring a suspended model of a ship from its barrel vault ceiling, and learn about the history of the first colonists of New France at the museum. Admire a large mural depicting the life of colonists from various stages of Quebec's history, and stroll the historic cobbled streets lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops. Plan a Quebec City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Super pretty part of the lower old city of Quebec. Charming area! In the old days, it was the centre of the city. So, lots of century-old buildings. There are coffee shops, restaurants, shops, art...  more »
  • Place Royale was originally Fort Villie Marie erected in 1687. It is located in lower (Basse) Old Town in Quebec city. It is a rather steep descent to Place Royale but there is a funicular which runs....  more »

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