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This famous town plaza is the heart of historic Lower Town and has been an important social center since the city's founding.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-646-3167
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This square definitely transports you back to a different time. It is very pretty and always has full flower boxes. It's really busy and crowded in this area, very touristy. If you can get past that, it is definitely worth a stop.

Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice and charming area of Old Quebec with cobblestone streets. Not to miss are the Notre Dame des Victories (oldest stone church in North America) and the most often photographed wall portraying the influential people in the history of Quebec.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Royale is so adorable. The stone streets, architecture, shops, cafes, church. It is so charming. Our hotel was within walking distance (like pretty much everything else in Quebec City) and we enjoyed spending time in Place Royale.

Thank NatureMarie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a cool spot within the walled city. Standing in the centre of the square looking around is like stepping back in time. The stone church and other buildings are lovely to see and are home to pubs, shops & restaurants - except for the...More

Thank MommaT361
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stood in this square, I commented to the wife, it’s just like being in a back street of Paris, that how it felt. A lovely little hidden square, in the lower town, you can’t really miss it, as you walk around. Beautiful!

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cobblestone plaza is in the heart of Lower Town Quebec. Buildings that now hold shops and restaurants used to be homes of the rich. There were Halloween decorations up while we were there. Loved the HUGE mural.

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small square is intiment well maintained with an interesting variety of buildings and shops. The architecture dates to the 1600s with cobblestone streets. The people watching is great and there are churches, museums and shops to be enjoyed. For those using a cane, walker...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Place Royale is a very cool spot to walk through - but be careful if it is icy! The cobblestones can become slippery in the winter due to weather. We went at the end of February, and they had just started to take Christmas...More

Thank coppolalaura130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came of the Royal Princess alone this morning. My elderly mom was not able to do the long walk off the ship and into town. I have a wonderful time walking through this area. So picturesque.

Thank Faye G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby & I visited on a snowy-then-rainy day at the end of October when the square was all but empty. It was beautiful & haunting and when we weren’t slipping & sliding, we admired and enjoyed the lovely homes & buildings quietly. The Autumn...More

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21 August 2018|
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Response from Kevin K | Reviewed this property |
There is no Casino near old Quebec. There is a casino north of downtown but you have to cross the river to get there. It's quite a distance away.
21 August 2018|
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Response from Ludwik | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know. I saw a nice cassino in La Malbaie in front of the elegant hotel Manier Richelieu.
21 October 2017|
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Response from sescal2001 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, How close is it? Very close, it's only a 2 min walk from Place Royale. If you go up to the Chateau, then it's an other story!