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Address: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Busy street lined with some of Victoria's biggest tourist attractions.

Busy street lined with some of Victoria's biggest tourist attractions.

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Prettiest place in Victoria. Lots to see and do. Flowers are amazing. See the harbour,quaint buildings, loads of restaurants and bars. Shopping mall close by.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Moose Jaw, Canada
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Moose Jaw, Canada
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Prettiest place in Victoria. Lots to see and do. Flowers are amazing. See the harbour,quaint buildings, loads of restaurants and bars. Shopping mall close by.

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Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Start at Inner Harbour across from the Empress Hotel and stroll north on Governmet Street. It doesn't matter is you are looking for food, souvenirs or clothing Government Street has it all. Home to the world famous Rogers Chocolate that you must try.

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Thank BarbaraTreavels
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked around from about 9 am until we were so tired and full and needed some recharging at about 5pm. Still feel like there is lots to go and see (which we will hopefully get to do tomorrow)

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tennessee
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice and I love going here. The food is wonderful, friendly people, high tea, and always beautiful flowers everywhere.

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Thank ahambric
San Gabriel, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely street to stroll and shop, especially when the hanging flower pots are in season. There is enough of a variety of shops for all to enjoy.

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Thank Lidwina S
Pacific NW
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you arrive by cruise ship or stay in a hotel, you will easily find Government Street with many shops, restaurants, bars, and sidewalk musicians. It is a fun and lively place. Don't miss it!

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Texada Island, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Government Street is the street to see and do in Victoria. It has everything of the main sights plus a great street to walk up and back to ChinaTown. Great choice of eateries on Government or a back street.

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Thank Teresa H
Brisbane
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29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good clean area,lot's of places to buy some Canadian gear,about 1.5 kms up the road is China Town where there are some good choices for lunch or dinner. A few good pubs along the way.

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Thank MattwithAmanda
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for everything. From Souvenirs, Tea rooms, Book shops, Pubs and Restaurants. Government Street has it all.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect on a sunny day for walking along dipping in and out of souvenir shops or getting an ice cream and going for a walk with. There's also chocolate shops along here go in and have a try they have amazing chocolate and fudge

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Thank Tom J

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