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. 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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  • Great to discover to walk around without a map or mobile phones...just nice to get lost a little and discover,its more fun and exciting than following google map like the majority.  more »
  • Beautiful place to walk around and photograph. Cobbled streets means one should not wear stiletto heels last they want to break a leg.  more »
  • Great site seeing and shopping in a historic part of Canada. You can feel the aura of past residents that formed the country.  more »

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