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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. Plan a Quebec City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Place Royale is a picturesque town square with historic stone buildings, cobblestone streets and the Notre Dame Des Victoires church. It’s the location where Quebec City was founded by Samuel de... 
    Place Royale is a picturesque town square with historic stone buildings, cobblestone streets and the Notre Dame Des Victoires church. It’s the location where Quebec City was founded by Samuel de...  more »
  • Place Royal is located in a central point in the lower village of Old Quebec. It is where the city was founded by Samuel Champlain the the 1600’s. Now it is a picturesque area surrounded by stores... 
    Place Royal is located in a central point in the lower village of Old Quebec. It is where the city was founded by Samuel Champlain the the 1600’s. Now it is a picturesque area surrounded by stores...  more »
  • Our hotel was not far from this square so we walked through it frequently and at all times of the day and night. Every time it was different with the number of people and the lighting. Much history... 
    Our hotel was not far from this square so we walked through it frequently and at all times of the day and night. Every time it was different with the number of people and the lighting. Much history...  more »

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