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Place Royale, Quebec City

#5 of 28 in Neighborhoods in Quebec
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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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  • This is almost too beautiful. Of course these are the original buildings, but they are so beautifully restored, that it feels like you just jump back into history (time machine).  more »
  • Great day for a stroll in Place Royale, Historical buildings, the 2nd oldest catholic church in America. Great for shopping souvenirs. You will find great work from local craftsmen as well as the...  more »

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