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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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  • If you want to get a sense of what it was like back in the early days of Quebec, then come here. Mostly shops and restaurants, but still charming and quaint. 
  • Notre-Dame-des-Victoires church had scaffolding all around it, making it almost impossible to get good photos. We were in Quebec late September 2016, just past the prime tourist time - so that is when...  more »
  • Elle ne se visite pas car vous passerai par là en visitant la vieille ville.... C'est une chouette place que nous avons vu avec ses décos de Noël ce qui la rendait encore plus belle.