Victoria Things to Do

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  • 1. Chinatown

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Victoria's Chinatown has the distinction of being the oldest Chinatown in Canada. It is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco. Victoria's Chinatown grew up to house the many Chinese...

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  • 2. Butchart Gardens

    The Butchart Gardens are amazing! We only had a couple of hours to spend and definitely could have spent an entire day roaming the gardens, dining in the gardens and watching their evening...

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  • 3. Craigdarroch Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As soon as we said we were going to Victoria, everyone who had ever been there told us we had to go to Butchart Gardens, but we did not. The reason for this was that I found so many things I wanted to...

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  • 4. Inner Harbour

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Inner Harbour of Victoria is quite pretty and is filled with a variety of different boats. If we had had more time, we would have taken a water taxi trip across it. As we walked along the...

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  • 5. Fisherman's Wharf

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    FIsherman's Wharf is Victoria's hidden treasure waiting for discovery! It's so close to downtown, and has a vibrant atmosphere with funky floathomes, fishing vessels and marine life! You get a front...

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  • 6. Empress Hotel

    This is a very famous hotel everyone knows about it except me, well, I was joking of course I've heard about this hotel. The location of the hotel is in (government street) causeway which is the most...

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  • 7. Legislature Buildings

    If you visit the Provincial legislature Building in Victoria, make sure you walk all the way around it. I liked the fountain on its right hand side. This fountain had statues of several local animals...

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  • 8. Royal British Columbia Museum

    Just a short walk from the center, the museum lies on a beautiful urban park has many acres of gardens, ponds, trails. Victoria is compact easy to navigate on foot and if you intend to visit from one...

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  • 9. Beacon Hill Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    After visiting the Abkhazi Gardens we took a bus back to the centre of Victoria then later visited Beacon Hill Park. This park takes its name from the fact there were two beacons located on Beacon...

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  • 10. Walking

    The Johnson Street Bridge is the connection from downtown Victoria to Esquimalt. This bascule-type bridge was completed in 1924 at the cost of almost a million CAD. It was a design by Joseph Strauss,...

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  • 11. Thunderbird Park

    Thunderbird Park is situated right next to the Royal British Columbia Museum. The park's name comes from the mythological Thunderbird of many First Nations' legends. The thunderbird is a legendary...

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  • 12. Whale Watching

    The Zodiac Adventure Tour by the Prince of Whales company is far out the best known trip you can make for whale watching. The boat seats 12 persons and the trip lasts 3 hours. Tickets are around CAD...

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  • 13. Royal London Wax Museum

    Have a picture taken with Lady Di!! As it houses all British Royalty as well as writers, leaders, cartoon characters, singers, etc. They are real-sized and are very detailed. It's horror area can be...

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  • 14. Bastion Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bastion Square is located in an area that was originally established by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1843 as Fort Victoria. From this Fort the Hudson Bay Company traded with First Nations people to...

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  • 15. Miniature World

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is located next to the Empress hotel. According to its brochure, its highlights are the world's largest dollhouse and the world's longest model railroad. Other exhibits include miniature scenes of...

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  • 16. Government House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Government House and Gardens are located in the Rocklands area of Victoria. This area has many stunning houses and beautiful gardens. Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant...

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  • 17. Undersea Gardens

    This is a really cool way to catch a glimpse of the sea life surrounding Victoria and the Pacific Northwest...its a water tight building accessed off of Belleville Street on the Inner Harbor...the...

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  • 18. Market Square

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Market Square dates from the late 1800s. This was a time when Victoria was enjoying rapid growth and prosperity due to all the gold prospectors passing through on their way to seek their fortunes in...

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  • 19. Crystal Gardens

    Surprisingly our visit started with us having to help chasing some bird back up where it belonged, which already it made it interesting. We had done a lot of walking that day and we enjoyed being able...

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  • 20. Annie Hathaway's Cottage

    Step back in time to visit the full size version of William Shakespeare's wife birthplace, located amidst the 5 acres of the English Inn & Resort country garden estate. The thatched cottage is...

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  • 21. Bus Tours

    The city tour via the double decker bus. The tour drives by parts of the cities historic places, like Chinatown, city centres, The Uppland Neighborhood, Victoria Golf Club, Oak bay, and scenic Marine...

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  • 22. Butterfly Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As Anne and Sue were visiting the Butchart gardens, they decided to make a day of it and check out the Victoria Butterfly Gardens as well. The Butterfly Gardens house hundreds of varieties of...

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  • 23. Horse Drawn Carriages

    This company does Carriage Tours, however they are pricey. A wagon tour, with a pair of draft horses lasts 45 minutes and 2007 prices, according to the website are Adults $15 - Seniors $12 - Students...

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  • 24. Abkhazi Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I loved the Abkhazi Gardens because they were so beautiful, but I also loved the story. When you stand here, you know you are standing in the happiest part of two people's lives. The Abkhazi Gardens...

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  • 25. Maritime Museum of British Columbia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Maritime Museum is a great museum to visit if you are a maritime fan. Not only fixed maritime objects are on display, but the museum has new exhibitions changing from time to time. What to think...

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