Place-Royale is known as the cradle of French civilization in America. Samuel de Champlain began building this first Quebec settlement in 1609 as a trading post. It is part of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
La Fresque des Quebecois
La Fresque des Quebecois tells the history of Quebec City. The mural includes historic figures as well as artists and writers. Finished in 1999, it covers 4,500 square feet on the side of the Soumande House on Notre-Dame Street.