Visiting historic landmarks and famous buildings is the best way to discover city. Château Frontenac,
Place Royale (Québec),
Rue du Petit-Champlain are great places to visit in Québec City while taking sightseeing tour of its streets.
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Quebec City (pronounced (listen) or ; French: Québec [kebɛk] (listen); French: Ville de Québec, Abenaki language: Kephek), officially Québec, is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. The city had a population estimate of 531,902 in July 2016 (an increase of 3.0% from 2011), and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296 in July 2016 (an increase of 4.3% from 2011), making it the second largest city in Quebec after Montreal, and the seventh largest metropolitan area and eleventh largest city in the country. Until the early 19th century it was the metropolis of present-day Canada, after which it was surpassed by Montreal.The Algonquian people had originally named the area Kébec, an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows", because the Saint Lawrence River narrows proximate to the promontory of Quebec and its Cape Diamant. Explorer Samuel de Champlain founded a French settlement here in 1608, and adopted the Algonguin name. Quebec City is one of the oldest European...Wikipedia (
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