Historic neighborhood in Quebec City, Canada, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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View of Old Quebec from Lower Town. Château Frontenac is visible at the top
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Official name||Historic District of Old Quebec|
|Designated||1985 (9th session)|
|Region||Europe and North America|
Old Quebec (French: Vieux-Québec) is a historic neighbourhood of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Comprising the Upper Town (French: Haute-Ville) and Lower Town (French: Basse-Ville), the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Administratively, Old Quebec is part of the Vieux-Québec–Cap-Blanc–colline Parlementaire district in the borough of La Cité-Limoilou.
The area is commonly referred to as "the Old City" or "Quebec's Old City" in English. It is sometimes referred to as the Latin Quarter (French: Quartier latin) as well, although this title refers more to area around the Séminaire de Québec, the original site of Laval University.
Provincial capital city in Quebec, Canada
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec
Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
Church in Quebec, Canada
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Grand Théâtre de Québec
St. Andrew's Church (Quebec City)
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