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Lower Town (Basse-Ville), Quebec City

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Wonderful surprises around every corner. Puts many other larger cities to shame with it's incredible and unique qualities. Amazing and creative fall displays are art installations in the shop windows! 
  • Pleasant area. We opted to ride the furnicular to get up and down the cliff. Shops were more than the traditional tourist shops. Close enough to the cruise ship docks where you have to put up with the...  read more »
  • Lower Town is in the sector of the oldest settlements of Quebec City. It includes plenty of restaurants, cafés, shops and many art galleries. This is where most luxury cruise boats arrive. You'll find...  read more »
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