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Place Royale

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Address: 27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9, Canada
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+1 418-646-3167
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has been an...

This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has been an important social center since the city's founding.

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Longueuil, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It the birth place of the first French colony in North America by Samuel De Champlain.Site full of renovated historic buildings and the market place for French colony in America. Artefacts of human activities were found dating 5000 years ago...Just walk through history...and hear the voices of the past...

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your visiting old Quebec this is a must see. You can get a sense of what it must have been like hundreds of years ago

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the centre of old town. Very nice setting for photos. I like the artist shop in the square that features local artists.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through Place Royale is just like exploring old European towns with its cobblestone streets, historic buildings with interesting architecture, and lots of shops and small eateries.

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Scott, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lower tow Place Royal.is as magical I winter.End of November to end of January Place Royal puts up it's Christmas parafanalia.Christmas songs and hymns in your ears with snowflakes falling,it is as if you were within a magical postcard Many fine restaurants ,cafés and small quaint places to appreciate.

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Boston, MA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Quebec City just after the Winter Carnival, but the area still had ice sculptures and activities, such as an evening comedy show and public works of art that are always whimsical and fun. Outdoor stands sold everything from churros to maple syrup popsicles. We had a pleasant lunch in Place Royale, went to the Musee de Civilization... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

When folks refer to Old Quebec City being magical at Christmas time, this is the source of that magic. From late November through early January, this tiny square, especially at night, fills your spirit with the magic of the season. Descend the stairs as snow falls and look down upon the lights in the lower village as the Chateau looms... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Place royale is the epicentre of lower town, and it's an absolutely charming plaza with an authentic European old world feel, right down to the cobblestone streets. Be sure to check out the spectacular mural (you really can't miss it) and the church. The buskers delightful music also add to the ambience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This was our favorite place to sit and relax and just enjoy people watching and the great atmosphere. There is a wonderful coffee house in this square with a very attentive waiter and an Italian restaurant as well.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you are visiting Old Quebec this is a must see. It feels like the oldest part of town. It is very touristy but still nice all the same. There is a good selection of restaurants to try. Very picturesque.

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