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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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  • Just unbelievable! I had so much fun exploring. I’d love to come back in the fall or winter- I think that would be even more beautiful. 
    Just unbelievable! I had so much fun exploring. I’d love to come back in the fall or winter- I think that would be even more beautiful.  more »
  • The Lower Town has no grand chateau nor entry gates. It does provide, however, a more intimate experience. Quartier Petit-Champlain is a gem, a small street lined with shops of great variety. Place... 
    The Lower Town has no grand chateau nor entry gates. It does provide, however, a more intimate experience. Quartier Petit-Champlain is a gem, a small street lined with shops of great variety. Place...  more »

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