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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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  • This looks like France, with shops and stores and restaurants. Nice area to walk around and enjoy the scenery. 
  • Really cosy in some parts of the Basse-Ville, lively, people on the street, cafes and bars with people and filled with terraces.
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  • Enjoyable sight seeing in Quebec City. Lots of Pictures to be taken, Souvenirs to be bought and Historic steps to be taken. The first Great French Colonial Cites in the New World.