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Old Quebec
View of Old Quebec from Lower Town. Château Frontenac is visible at the top
View of Old Quebec from Lower Town. Château Frontenac is visible at the top
Country Canada
Province Quebec
City Quebec City
Borough La Cité-Limoilou
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Official name: Historic District of Old Quebec
Type: Cultural
Criteria: iv, vi
Designated: 1985 (9th session)
Reference #: 300
State Party: Canada
Region: Europe and North America

Old Quebec (French: Vieux-Québec) is the oldest neighbourhood in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. There are two parts: the Upper Town (French: Haute-Ville) and the Lower Town (French: Basse-Ville). It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. People often call Old Quebec the Old City in English. In French, it is often called the Latin Quarter (French: Quartier latin).


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