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Place Royale, Quebec City

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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. Place Royale is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Quebec City Edition.
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  • This is a such a nice spot in the heart of Old Quebec city. It feels just like in Europe, you should not miss this!  more »
  • Tour groups come here throughout the day. Hard to get that postcard photo and it can be pretty crowded. There are handfuls of other beautiful archecture around the city though but this has the histori...  more »
  • Great meeting and people watching place. A few restaurants to grab a quick bite or beverage. The Eglise Notre Dame church is in this square and I recommend taking a few minutes to enjoy the church (fr...  more »

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