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Place Royale, Quebec City

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#5 of 28 in Neighborhoods in Quebec
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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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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  • Old square where Quebec City was founded. Mostly shops and an old church. Would be a great place to sit and enjoy a coffee on a nice day. 
    Old square where Quebec City was founded. Mostly shops and an old church. Would be a great place to sit and enjoy a coffee on a nice day.  more »
  • Very beautiful old part of the city. Nice place to sit and people watch or have a refreshment. The buildings have information plaques. A good place to take pictures. 
    Very beautiful old part of the city. Nice place to sit and people watch or have a refreshment. The buildings have information plaques. A good place to take pictures.  more »

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