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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.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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27 rue Notre-Dame, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4E9, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a quaint looking square facing Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victories. Compared to other old churches, the exterior of Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victories is pretty ordinary looking. So is the square. Other than passing through, there is no point making a special trip to see this square.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael K
Reviewed yesterday

This lovely hotel is in the Old Town is very close to the cruise ship port. Our spacious room was very well appointed. The restaurant served delicious meals. We will definately be back for a longer stay.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely area to simply wander around, or stop to have a drink or a bite to eat - there's plenty of choice. Nearby is a great mural and some great photo opportunities for you to pop your heads through.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bryanmg141
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great stop in a visit to the lower city. The preservation of the building really gives you a sense of just how old this part of the city is. It's definitely a must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The square contains three attractions – a temporary Louis XIV automated ‘snowglobe’, Notre Dame basilica and a huge mural which tells the history of Quebec. It is quaint and photogenic.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Topkoppite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here over Labour Day weekend, and it was lovely. The hotel is one block from The gate / entry into the old city, so you walk right onto the main shopping Street, Rue St. Jean. I would come back in the winter, too,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place Royale is an interesting and quaint plaza & we were very much interested in going inside the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church. Unfortunately, it was closed the day we were there which was a Monday. The plaza is small, and one of the most interesting features was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Nana_Geanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THere was an intersting sculpture this year in the middle of the Place, and it would be the coolest place for an intimate concert.There are places to eat and shops to visit and is a must walk through. Take a walk through the church- a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Naganalf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome back, Louis the XIV, it has been about 350 years since your grace has graced the square. You were, after all, the father of "New France" (more or less) and in 1686, your bust was set in place. Congratulations, this "royal province" of yours...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many other reviews have stated this is a beautiful square and worth the time to visit. But, be aware the museum that was once here closed two years ago.

Date of experience: September 2019
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saves2016
20 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.
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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.
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Response from neeliebell2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is a short walk of several blocks. Most cruise ship visitors spent time in Place Royale, shopping, eating, looking around, and visiting the Museum if interested. You can also take the funiculaire to the upper town and... More
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