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Ross Bay Cemetery

Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Quiet oasis in the city

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
mtbaldymaryann
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mt baldy
A piece of Victorian History. If you can hook up with a ghost tour, do so!

Now this is quite a remarkable venue. Right down by the water with lovely views in a great area of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Craig T
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Victoria, Canada
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A Victorian-style cemetery containing the earthly remains of Vancouver's most prominent families.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking out the history. Give yourself lots of time.

Thank mtbaldymaryann
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Now this is quite a remarkable venue. Right down by the water with lovely views in a great area of town. Bring proper walking shoes and enjoy a stroll around the expansive grounds. If you appreciate architecture, be prepared to be fascinated by the towering...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a very nice spot just to wander and enjoy. You will likely see deer. If you are interested in history, make sure you grab a guide book or do some research online before you arrive.

Thank hello_kyla
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Old Cemetery Society presents weekly talks every Sunday at 2pm at the Ross Bay Cemetery, except for the months of January & February. Each talk has a different theme, perhaps the Chinese history in Victoria, storekeepers of Victoria, etc. Meet at Fairfield Plaza outside...More

Thank nancylopez2017
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Many amazing things about history in this place and always at halloween they have tours.Very well kept and one of the oldest in Victoria.

Thank noral420
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This one is a gem. Most important people in Victoria's history are here. We highly recommend taking one of the tours offered on Sundays by donation. The tour just before Hallowe'en is narrated by costumed characters from the era. You will learn a lot about...More

Thank normt123
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great way to see some local history in the cemetary where many of Canada's great pioneers are buried.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Kinda dead there. But an interesting look back in time. Complement your visit with a walk on the adjoining shoreline

1  Thank Denis B
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Spent an enjoyable time here. It was very interesting reading the different stones, a good history lesson. It is well maintained with ample seating to enjoy the quietness. Wished I had more time there.

Thank sheila g
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this cemetery as a bit of a journey we do in older cities, we have visited ones in Europe with dates going back to the 14th century but I was neat to see some here from the 19th century. The park is laid...More

Thank Brian K
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