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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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Ancient Magic

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that takes you back in history to medieval Europe, the architecture, the houses colors and the paved ground makes you feel in the past.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am from this town and I always walk around this neighborhood every time I go back home. This street never gets old.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a nice and cozy place for visiting historical buildings and eat in restaurants with nice outdoor area. It's decorated by hanging small colorful boats. The statue at the middle is an amazing art piece.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another historical spot to stop by. Makes one feel go back centuries. The whole area is full of character with many unique shops.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where it all began. Make sure you come down here and take a stroll through history. Beautiful architecture and wonderful town square. There are many museums, restaurants and sites to see here. There are only a handful of places this old in North America which is quite awe inspiring. Take a tour of the area to get a... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place to people watch with nice shops and galleries. It is right in the heart of the old Quebec French quarter.

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