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Rue du Petit Champlain

birds in the window, bird on the wall
Beneath the ramparts of Québec City's Citadelle, the 'Rue du Petit-Champlain' is one of the oldest streets in North America. From its beginnings in the 1600's, this French colonial lane became a neighborhood of Irish immigrants in the 19th century and today it's a pedestrian quarter full of boutiques and art galleries. Sure it's touristy, but it's historic and the Saint Lawrence River is just a block or two over.

In summer, grab a maple-sugar-coated ice-cream cone and wander the neighborhood. Watch out for the birds.
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61 Rue du Petit Champlain, Ville de Québec, QC G1K 4H5, Canada
+1 418-692-2613
Sun 9:30am - 5pm
Mon - Sat 9:30am - 9pm