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Market Square

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“tasty meal”(2 reviews)
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Market Square 560 Johnson St | Old Town, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

There is a bunch of odd shops and a few businesses located here. It has a large multi-level square in the middle.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank giffenk
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Market Square Old Town Victoria British Columbia has lots to see and do as old town is more interesting to me. Shopping boutiques and stores.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This place is such a cool place. It is an old building that was transformed into a open mall with hipsters and cool local shops. There is a huge patio with restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

The old market square is filled with interesting one-of-a-kind boutique shops. It’s fun to browse, wander in and out and try wares. My favorites are the card and shoe stores.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Victoria is an urban walker's dream, with lots of little nooks and crannies to explore. Market Square is a lovely space, made up of an inner courtyard surrounded by shops, cafes and restaurants in the older buildings. Lots of boutiques for the shopper and cafes...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 22 December 2017

its been newly renovated and so many little shops inside the walls,and around nooks and corners.. I love the vegetarian restaurant on the ground floor too. This place is glorious year round... but amaizng in the summer.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank hugz2302
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This square has a weird layout that is not easy to shop. They finished the renovations from last year (it seems to me), and there is no improvement to it. As a tourist you could skip it, spend your time elsewhere.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

You cannot miss this square if you are wondering around downtown. It has a courtyard area where market people set up their wares. There's also several boutique style shops and eateries in the old, restored buildings. An interesting place to wander with a nice vibe.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We passed the Market on the Hop on Hop off bus and it looked interesting. It was disappointed when we came back later. When we asked around, we were told that the Market has an open market on Sundays.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank michaelbN5695YM
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I was staying in the area and walked over here to take a look around. It was a pretty brief look. While the layout of the place is really interesting there's a pair of restaurants and a few stores none of which I had any...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Via_girl | Reviewed this property |
The closest grocery store to downtown would be the Market on Yates at 903 Yates Street. I have walked there when I was staying at the Empress Hotel. Could also take a cab.