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Rue Sainte-Anne/rue Saint-Louis | Situé en face du Château Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are bleachers set up to watch street performers near here, and there always seems to be lots of action going on. Near lots of other points of interest to keep you busy also.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite public squares in all of Old Quebec. Usually you can hear musicians playing some songs, and the Place d’Armes has lots of benches to sit on and take in the sights. The location is perfect, too — right below...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Centrally located Square with monument next to Chateau Frontenac for you to eat your ice cream or drink your coffee under the Square's trees. Watch the masses of tourists join you in the Square or rush passed you to the next museum , church or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The fountain is at a nice central spot to relax and take in old quebec city. It is close to restaurants, the terrace dufferin and the hotels and would be the location of the street vendors during the summer months.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This park is next to the Chateau Frontanec and is quite charming. In the center is a very large fountain, gothic in design, which is dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the Recollet brothers to Quebec City. There are benches which make...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The walking tour of old Quebec City included a stop at the Place d'Armes. The whole area is fantastic and I enjoyed the tour around this area as well. Wonderful city. I need to go back and spend more time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This Gothic-style fountain beckoned as we descended from the Chateau Frontenac hotel. I expected a slight evaporative-cooling effect from its spray on the third day of a record-breaking heatwave and wasn't disappointed. Sitting on the grass under one of the tall shade trees for a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This park is just across the Chateau and has several park benches surrounding the fountain. It's very small but is a relaxing place to sit close to the Chateau and people watch

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mr_hand
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is located in an area with lots of restaurants, bistros, and cafes. Also, shops, artists, street performers, and book sellers. All this gives the area has a very Montmartre feel. Especially on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Sat and watched the people, street performers, and the buildings that surround the area. In the summer, there is great shade for parts of it.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank cdhcch
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