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Place Royale

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Address: 27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 418-646-3167
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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Great square - we felt like we were in Europe

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Carlsbad, California
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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to get a sense of what it was like back in the early days of Quebec, then come here. Mostly shops and restaurants, but still charming and quaint.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires church had scaffolding all around it, making it almost impossible to get good photos. We were in Quebec late September 2016, just past the prime tourist time - so that is when they spiff things up for the coming year. The Place Royale Fresco was easier to see & tourists were actually getting right next to the wall &... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a beautiful square. What stands out is the lovely church, named Notre-Dame-des- Victoires Church, or in English “Our Lady of Victories Church.” By the way this is the oldest stone church in all of North America. It was built in 1688. Wow! This square is also the birth place of the French civilization in North America! What... More 

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Rodney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during the Christmas season and were treated to some live entertainment. It was a fun and interesting place to stop and catch our breath while walking around the old city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An historic square that looks good thanks to good preservation and restoration and it is incredibly photogenic.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing in December. If you are from the US, and don't want to, or can't afford to, go to Europe for Christmas, then go to Quebec and you will get the Christmas spirit. Just look at these photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the east side of the Terrasse Dufferin, the Funiculaire will drop you down to the Place-Royale in Lower Town. Place-Royale is the town square where French America was born. There’s a bust of Louis XIV in the center. When I was there, a Christmas Choir was presenting a concert in front of the gigantic Christmas tree. It was lovely... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Christmas there is a huge and very beautiful Christmas tree here. Often times carolers as well. Very scenic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While enjoying a brief moment on my own in the Lower City, I ventured from the Rue de Petit Champlain to this charming square just a few streets away. Unfortunately, the church or Notre-Dame de Victoires was closed by the time I got there. But a small chorus had formed by the Christmas tree in the square and started to... More 

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