Curious Traveler

Curious Quebec City

01/18/2019 | 25m 27s Video has closed captioning.

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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Distributed nationally by American Public Television