Saturday, August 8, 2009
Old World Charm In Quebec City
Canada's Quebec City is a city of superlatives. For starters, it's North America's only walled city outside Mexico and the continent's first designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps more important, it's North America's most European city and - many say - its single most attractive one.
Indeed it is hard to argue with the dramatic beauty of Quebec, which was founded as a fur-trading outpost and the capital of the colony of New France in 1608. Four centuries later, it's affectionately known as "the poor man's Paris."
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My Comment: I lived in Quebec City for a summer a few years .... I still prefer Montreal.