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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 nice and charming area of Old Quebec with cobblestone streets. Not to miss are the Notre Dame des Victories (oldest stone church in North America) and the most often photographed wall portra...  more »
  • Place Royale is so adorable. The stone streets, architecture, shops, cafes, church. It is so charming. Our hotel was within walking distance (like pretty much everything else in Quebec City) and we en...  more »
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