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La Fresque des Quebecois

Rue Notre Dame, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Stunning Mural

As you climb the beautiful street toward the Basilica of Notre-Dame you will pass the stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
thesteevesgroup
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Apopka, Florida
historical mural

On it's own this mural is fascinating to look at, but if you can go with a guide it is even better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
parrottdize
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Dyer, Indiana
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  • Average2%
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“place royale” (3 reviews)
“lower town” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rue Notre Dame, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As you climb the beautiful street toward the Basilica of Notre-Dame you will pass the stunning Mural. So very Old Quebec and a great photo opt. We visited via cruise ship on a Sunday and not very many people were about because it was mid...More

Thank thesteevesgroup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On it's own this mural is fascinating to look at, but if you can go with a guide it is even better. It seems as if every section of the mural is a story of its own. It is a well thought out mural history...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The incredible amazing Fresque des Quèbècois, or the Fresco of Quebeckers is a 420 meters square mural, located at the corner of the Notre-Dame Street in the Quartier Petit Champlain, in Lower-town Quèbec! This fresco tells the history of Quebec - architecture, geography, the fortifications...More

Thank NupurS40
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Aruguably, one of the best picture angles you could have for La Fresque des Quebecois mural comes upon you when you go down to Lower Town from Upper Town and pass by Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou). I know 99% of tourists would take the right...More

Thank HeaveNEarth
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was very impressed with this large mural painted on the side of a building near Place Royale. It can get very busy later in the day, but first thing in the morning it was nice and quiet. The mural pays homage to the history...More

Thank Ottawatraveller547
Reviewed 12 October 2017

To come upon this without knowing about it beforehand is an amazing experience! It is soooo pretty! It was completed in 1999 and it shows many important figures from Quebec's history, mixed with contemporary figures as well as everyday people. Very clever! Do not miss...More

Thank lotsagoldens
Reviewed 11 October 2017

More of a hidden gem and a special part of the walk around Old Quebec.. you have to work your way down to the lower city, either walk or ride the Funicular. Excavations of Old Quebec are around the mural. Neat mural.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Don't forget to take a picture for your memory. It just great. Besides, Parc de la Cetiere have some street performance from time to time. It's nice to experience yourself.

Thank Hin T
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There is a lot of history in this painting! It is worth to listen the comments made by tourist guides and see the 400 years of history as well as the 4 seasons included in this painting.

Thank Voyageurparaffaires
Reviewed 19 August 2017

In a very clever way the artist is portraying important figures of Quebec in a street scene, intertwining the old with the modern. It also shows the 4 seasons with winter at the top of the mural and summer at the bottom. An information board...More

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