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Place Royale, Quebec City

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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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  • This is a darling town square, and it totally reminds me of a scene from Beauty and the Beast. It is very picturesque. Definitely go early if you'd like some interesting photos, before the area is ful...  more »
  • Place Royale - visit to feet - very good atmosphere - nice - nice especially by stopping in a terrace.
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  • The Royal square has a French-style houses and the Church of our Lady of victory. The buildings are younger than they appear ... but it's a ride worth it for those who do not know or want to remember of Europe.
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