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Lower Town (Basse-Ville), Quebec City
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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. Plan your visit to Lower Town (Basse-Ville) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Quebec City vacation builder.
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  • There are little shops with artwork and local products around every corner, as well as cute restaurants and cafes. There are murals everywhere and its a lovely place to wander and see what you find. I...  more »
  • An easy walk down from Upper Town or take the funicular. A good view is looking down on the fresco from Dufferin Terrace. Quaint old buildings, cafes, shops, homes. The huge Fresco du Champlain highli...  more »
  • A nice place to walk around and shop and view thebeautiful stores. very clean and quaint. beautiful.