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Place Royale, Quebec City

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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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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  • We came across this while just walking/shopping in Old Quebec, as several of the walking areas converge there. It was packed with tour groups, but is lovely at night I must say. Felt like Europe. 
  • I love Quebec City! Especially around Christmas time. It's a beautiful place to be, just walking around the city, window shopping, snuggled up in warm clothing and arm in arm with your partner. So man...  read more »
  • The best coffee in Quebec City is at La Maison Smith. Select the moyen of your choice and pick a seat outside. It's relaxing and fun to watch the tours walk by. To your right will be the Basilique. Th...  read more »
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