"Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires" Place Royale & Le Petit Champlain Tip by Dabs

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Located in the Place Royale in Lower Town, the Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires (Our Lady of Victory Church) is the oldest church in Quebec, built in 1688 on the site of Samuel Champlain's 1st residence. Champlain was the Father of New France and founder of Quebec City. The name of the church comes from the French victories over the British in 1690 and in 1711.

Admission is free, go inside to see the scale model suspended from the ceiling of Le Breze, the ship that transported French soldiers to New France in 1664 to fight the Iroquis. The paintings throughout the interior are all copies.

Address: Place Royale, Lower Town

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  • Updated Mar 12, 2007
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