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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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  • Located below the Château Frontenac, Place Royale is the place of convergence with the St. John Street and St. Louis Street. Point of departure to the little Champlain district.
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  • Nice picturesque place. Old Québécois buildings in the lower town. You can walk down the hill by stairs or take the funicular. Plenty of little store s, restaurants and people watching.  more »
  • the Royal Plaza is very typical of the champlain district. There is a bust in honor of louis xiv
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