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“Nothing Special” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bastion Square

Bastion Square
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
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Ranked #42 of 151 things to do in Victoria
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Owner description: What was once the site of the historical Fort Victoria is now a lively gathering place filled with galleries and sidewalk restaurants.
Victoria, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Nothing Special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This is advertised like it is a "destination", when in fact there are a couple of shops and restaurants in the area and that is it. There is some nice art in the Square.

Visited January 2013
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Vancouver
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Live music, historic location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Best place to catch an open air concert while taking in the wonderful architecture of the lovely older buildings. An easy walk from downtown, with lots of small shops and eateries along the way.

Visited August 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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“A Pleasant Part of Victoria's Old Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is where Victoria began in 1843 although the old fort is long gone. Several good cafes, the Victoria Maritime Museum, a decent pub and, on weekends in the summer, a craft market. Plus a great view of Victoria Harbour

Visited January 2013
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Kirkland Lake, Canada
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“Okay!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Apparently they are supposed to have many vendors and live entertainers but every time I have gone they never have, have them? Cute brick building with varied vendors inside though.

Visited July 2012
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Rosedale, Canada
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15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
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“walking through”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Found this on our way to the Maritime Museum. We spent some time walking around and seeing what was there. Very nice not to have to dodge cars. Looking forward to going back when the weather is warmer to sit outside and enjoy lunch.

Visited November 2012
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