Curious Traveler

Curious Quebec City

01/18/2019 | 25m 27s

After nearly 500 years, French is still the official language of Québec. How has it retained its ‘Frenchness’ after all this time? Why is the Old Town a UNESCO World Heritage site? Why does the elegant Château Frontenac have to do with the Canadian railway? What’s so curious about Rue Saint-Jean, Place Royale and Petit-Champlain? Why is there a giant basilica dedicated to a saint here?

Aired: 01/18/19

Expires: 10/05/20

Rating: TV-G

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