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Lower Town (Basse-Ville), Quebec City

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Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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Consider riding the funicular down from the boardwalk to explore the cobbled lanes of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), a World Heritage Site since 1985. Today the town represents a popular tourist destination brimming with European atmosphere that features some of the colony's first houses with architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries. Small streetside shops offer artisan products and souvenirs, and museums and art galleries will familiarize you with the area's culture. Work out when and for how long to visit Lower Town (Basse-Ville) and other Quebec City attractions using our handy Quebec City driving holiday planner.
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  • The lower town has some restaurants and quite a few galleries. It "connects" with Petit Champlain to some extent so it could be part of the visit to the area. It was winter and not many things going....  more
    The lower town has some restaurants and quite a few galleries. It "connects" with Petit Champlain to some extent so it could be part of the visit to the area. It was winter and not many things going....  more »
  • we made sure we allowed time to take the funicular and enjoy all there was to see in old town especially all the old houses including taking the ferry and going to the museum 
    we made sure we allowed time to take the funicular and enjoy all there was to see in old town especially all the old houses including taking the ferry and going to the museum  more »

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