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Vue de la porte Saint-Jean en hiver

12 Historical Gems in Old Québec You Should Not Miss

Venture off the beaten track and explore these hidden treasures that you might not find on your own.

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The Notre-Dame-des-Victoires church, illuminated in the evening, at Place-Royale, in the Petit-Champlain district, in winter.

14 Historic Places That Bring Québec City's Key Moments to Life

Relive the city’s captivating history by visiting these attractions.

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  • Vue de l'avenue Saint-Denis et de ses maisons patrimoniales avec le Château Frontenac en arrière-plan.

    The 15 Prettiest Streets in Old Québec

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    9 Monuments and Statues in Old Québec

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    7 Surprising Facts About the Parliament Building
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  • Guided walking tour in Old Québec
    Walking Tours in Québec City
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Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.

    Aboriginal Tourism

  • Tuque & bicycle expériences inc. - Fatbike in Old Québec

    Bike Tours

  • Tourny fountain with a tourist bus

    Bus Tours

  • Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character

    Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours

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    Historical Sites

  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

    Museums and Interpretation Centres

  • The interior of the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

    Religious Sites

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