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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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Colonial French atmosphere

You will feel like you are in colonial France in Place Royale. Lovely quaint architecture as well as high end jewellery and clothing stores await. Don't miss the Musee de... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Juneau, Alaska
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Juneau, Alaska
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will feel like you are in colonial France in Place Royale. Lovely quaint architecture as well as high end jewellery and clothing stores await. Don't miss the Musee de Civilization nearby!

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Mexico City
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Place Royale is the nicest one of the lower town. Some good shops are around and the must-see church of Notre-dame du Victoires

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While trying to find a path to walk from the Lower Town back up to the Old City, we came upon this beautiful little square surrounded by old buildings, delightful cafes & great galleries. Around the corner is an amazing mural on the wall of a building. It is painted in 3D and covers a range of different parts of... More 

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Thank Margaret D
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Place Royale is a historic part of Lower Town that is today lined with wall to wall shops catering to the tourist crowds, There is a very well done mural depicting the history of the area, History buffs will have a greater appreciation for the square, Hope this helps.

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Thank Howard P
Suwanee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of historical french style church and buildings. There is a cafe named 'La Maison Smith'... take a rest with a cup of coeffee in the place..

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The center of the lower town, and necessarily keeps itself as an anachronism to please the tourists. This place has a misplaced charm and enough local history to make it relevant, even if tourist shops nearby abound with kitsch.

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Thank FirstCircle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a guide who explained everything about Place Royale and its buidlings. It was so interesting!

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When walking through this square, it was like being in Europe again. The cobblestone streets, the restaurants, cafes, shops and buildings were lively and lovely. The history to go along with this place was great as well. A must see when doing old town Quebec.

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Longueuil, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 16 March 2017

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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