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Place Royale, Quebec City

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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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  • So picturesque - lovely with the Christmas tree and snow at this time of year. Out of a postcard! So much historical significance to this spot. 
    So picturesque - lovely with the Christmas tree and snow at this time of year. Out of a postcard! So much historical significance to this spot.  more »
  • Tucked away in the lower town Place Royals is a beautiful square anchored on one side by the oldest church in the province, Notre Dame of Victories. 
    Tucked away in the lower town Place Royals is a beautiful square anchored on one side by the oldest church in the province, Notre Dame of Victories.  more »

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