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Located in the heart of the Old City, this 360-year-old basilica-cathedral stands on the site of the chapel constructed by Samuel de Champlain, the founder of Quebec City. Essential viewing includes the crypt, where four governors of New France are buried; the sanctuary, carefully constructed according to seventeenth-century plans; intricate stained-glass windows; and three Casavant organs.

 

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Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral

Located in the heart of the Old City, this 360-year-old basilica-cathedral stands on the site of the chapel constructed by Samuel de Champlain, the founder of Quebec City. Essential viewing includes the crypt, where four governors of New France are buried; the sanctuary, carefully constructed according to seventeenth-century plans; intricate stained-glass windows; and three Casavant organs.