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Government Street

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Busy street lined with some of Victoria's biggest tourist attractions.
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  • Average8%
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Downtown
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"souvenir shops"
in 33 reviews
"roger's chocolates"
in 18 reviews
"great shopping"
in 18 reviews
"irish times"
in 9 reviews
"empress hotel"
in 56 reviews
"beautiful street"
in 8 reviews
"window shopping"
in 13 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 9 reviews
"bay centre"
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"downtown victoria"
in 27 reviews
"bastion square"
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"book store"
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"nice stroll"
in 8 reviews
"parliament building"
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"downtown area"
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"bc museum"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love this street, so much to be seen walking ... beautifully decorated with flowers & many stores to check out, as well as restaurants !

Thank S_Leach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where Victoria's main shopping district and restaurants are located. A walk down Government Street will give the tourist a shopping mecca from touristy shops, candy stores a mall and a variety of restaurants and pubs

Thank ladybug5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked down Government street and the Inner Harbor; on the way to the Parliament and the Empress hotel. The statue of Queen Victoria was nice too see.

Thank globegirl64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps 3 hours didn't do justice on touring Victoria downtown which is more than just walking along Government Street. There's all these nice architectures around one should slow down and admire or simply walk along the shore and breathe in the fresh air. Or maybe...More

Thank IVegas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking down this street can take an hour or a day there are so many interesting shops and places to see places to eat places to just stop in for a drink or both food and drink

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will appeal to those looking for "a little bit of England" or interesting original tee shirts. Due north of the Visitor Centre.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was able to find my place if lost if I focused on getting on Government Street. As a result, I walked this street quite a bit to and from my hotel located there. Great shops, restaurants and cafes are abundant.

Thank Barbara J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This street is a must for the tourists to see. There are many old historic buildings along the road. There are some famous businesses to have a look in. The Munro Books shop is amazing in its architectural details. The books almost take second place....More

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Government street has plenty of shops and places to eat. It is pretty much the "hip" part of downtown Victoria. Many places closed early but I heard from many locals that the hours change the start of May for the tourist season

Thank n0shade
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute must place to visit in Victoria! Beautiful flowers in bloom! Fabulous gardeners! Shops to venture.

Thank karendf2016
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