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“A Hidden Treasure” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Government House

Government House
1401 Rockland Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1V9, Canada
250 387-2080
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Ranked #11 of 151 things to do in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Government House is owned by the Crown in Right of British Columbia, and is the residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the province.
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“A Hidden Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Most tourists don't get here on a limited or routine visit. Although the building is not open for tours, the gardens are definitely worth strolling and the price is right - free.

Visited July 2013
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Papillion, Nebraska
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“Beutiful Jogging trail”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Stumbled across this park on a jog and was very happy to do so. great views of the Strait of Juan De Fuca and very secluded in the city.

Visited December 2013
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“A nice historical stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We enjoyed wandering through the government house. Everything was well labeled so it was easy to appreciate it all self-guided.

Visited August 2013
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Victoria BC
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“Best Place in Vic for Christmas Caroling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The Open House followed by choir with group participation to launch the Christmas season was magical.

Visited December 2013
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“Beautiful grounds, summer concerts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We like to walk through the beautiful gardens and see the ducks in the ponds. There are dates in the summer where public concerts are held and families bring with picnics to enjoy.

Visited June 2013
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