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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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  • Very, very cool. I walked 10km today exploring the upper and lower towns and Place Royale was by far my fave. I felt at peace here. Such a special place. 
    Very, very cool. I walked 10km today exploring the upper and lower towns and Place Royale was by far my fave. I felt at peace here. Such a special place.  more »
  • A lively place in the Lower Town, its noteworthy points of reference include Notre-Dame des Victoires and a bust of Louis XIV, the Sun King, under whose reign Quebec City was in its infancy. You can.....  more
    A lively place in the Lower Town, its noteworthy points of reference include Notre-Dame des Victoires and a bust of Louis XIV, the Sun King, under whose reign Quebec City was in its infancy. You can.....  more »

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