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The first thing I saw when entering the Place Royale in the Old City's Lower Town was this bust of... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
In honor of Louis XIV

While walking in the lower town of Quebec City, I found a bust of Louis XIV. It is located at the... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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This statue of Louis XIV of France stands in the square outside the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good14%
  • Average65%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The first thing I saw when entering the Place Royale in the Old City's Lower Town was this bust of King Louis XIV on a high pedestal. Four stone circles in increasing size surround the pedestal. The work appears to be of cast bronze and...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

While walking in the lower town of Quebec City, I found a bust of Louis XIV. It is located at the Place Royale. I was a bit astonished about this, so I went to find the reason why. Champigny was the one who brought this...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

King Louis XIV Statue is a statue of no particular interest situated in the middle of the plaza in front of the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church. If you happen to be there - fine, otherwise don't waste your time looking for it

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were in Quebec on "shore leave" from a cruise ship. We had been to the Montmorency Falls and rode back into town on a city transit bus (#800). We got off the bus near the Citadel and walked down the hill. We visited the...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2012 via mobile

If you're in the neighborhood, and I mean around the corner, you might as well just check it out. It's just a tiny little statue of Louie XIV.

1  Thank Brooklynsgo2Guy
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This is rather a small statue, considering the grandness of the individual it represents; therefore, it is often hard to detect it without benefit of the tourists which hover around it in order to provide photo ops, etc. Still, though small, it is rather elegant...More

1  Thank Lee E
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