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.
Place Royale reviews
Place Royale was originally Fort Villie Marie erected in 1687. It is located in lower (Basse) Old Town in Quebec city. It is a rather steep descent to Place Royale but there is a funicular which runs.... more »
A must-go spot when visiting Old Quebec City, Place Royale is a beautiful square with stunning old houses. A great spot to snap some photos and listen in to tour guides! ;) more »
Bags if history in this square, well worth a visit, the church is quaint and is surrounded by shops restaurants and museums. more »
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