Quebec City, Canada - 5 October 2019: Quebec flags on Notre-Dame street.

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Le Quartier Petit-Champlain

Top choice in Québec City

Arguably the city's most picturesque district, this area sandwiched between the Old Upper Town and the waterfront has Québec City’s most intriguing museums and galleries, plus numerous plaques and statues and plenty of outdoor cafes and restaurants along its pedestrian-friendly streets.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Québec City attractions

1. Lorne Kiosk

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An entrance to the St-Louis Forts & Châteaux National Historic Site.

2. Terrasse Dufferin

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Perched on a clifftop 60m above the St Lawrence River, this 425m-long boardwalk is a marvelous setting for a stroll, with spectacular, sweeping views. In…

4. Frontenac Kiosk

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An entrance to both the Fortifications of Québec and St-Louis Forts & Châteaux national historic sites.

5. Le Château Frontenac

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Reputedly the world's most photographed hotel, this audaciously elegant structure was opened in 1893 by the Canadian Pacific Railway as part of its chain…

6. Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires

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Begun in 1687 and named for French victories over the British in 1690 and 1711, this is North America's oldest stone church. It stands on the spot where…

7. Jardin des Gouverneurs

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Overlooking the St Lawrence River is this leafy gem of a city park, with a monument to legendary generals James Wolfe and Louis-Joseph Montcalm on a…

8. Fresque des Québécois

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An obligatory photo stop on any tour of the Old Lower Town, this whimsical multistory trompe-l'oeil mural was painted in 1998 by a group of artists from…