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Address: Victoria Park, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1B 2T8, Canada
Phone Number: 902-569-2012

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Great Walk along the Harbor

This is a pleasant area to walk and enjoy the harbor area. The old gun battery is interesting in that such a small gun battery could protect the island.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gregg V
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Minnesota

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Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant area to walk and enjoy the harbor area. The old gun battery is interesting in that such a small gun battery could protect the island.

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Thank Gregg V
Charlottetown, Canada
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're walking along the boardwalk, you can't miss a visit at the battery. It's part of Victoria park's boardwalk area. It's near the ice cream stand, and bathrooms. It gives you a bit of a higher view point of the harbour. In the summer there is a large white square frame nearby for picture taking. Nothing is off bounds,... More 

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Thank Tara L
Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Beautiful day at a beautiful park. My husband is a "fort" nut so he was happy with the Battery. Nice viewing area.

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Thank susan t
New Brunswick, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The view out the Charlottetown harbour is second to none from here. the locals use the boardwalk as a daily place to walk, and it is busy year round. I have a soft spot for this spot on the boardwalk, my husband proposed to me here 20 years ago.

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Thank MooreNB
Winnipeg, Canada
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

we saw this on the double decker hippo bus tour. We would have missed it otherwise. Was very interesting to know that the cannons have never been shot and that PEI was only invaded once and they kidnapped an official and stole a seal which has never been returned. beautiful place for a walk. there is also a playground nearby

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Prince Edward Island
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you've seen one old cannon, you've pretty well seen them all, so don't go to Victoria Park just to see the Battery. However, the park offers a very nice view of the city, and lots of parking nearby. It's opposite to the entrance to Charlottetown Harbour and a great place for pictures. And if you're with youngsters, or alone... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I am lucky enough to live within walking distance, and take it for granted. Lovely park, great boardwalk, good views, no admission fee, easy to park, what's not to like about it!

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Thank jbeastall
Charlottetown, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is an awesome place to see where they fought to save PEI from the French and what the cannons were like they used. Where you can take reenactment photos minus the military suits of that era. This can be done along the way on your walk on the boardwalk in Victoria Park.

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Thank fundineonPEI
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The waterfront stroll is a very nice way to walk off a big breakfast. It's a 6.4 km stroll. God help you though if you end up needing a restroom after Labor Day. I was amazed to find no facilities. Got to see some wooded area therefore to take care of business. Not even a portable toilet in sight-yet folks... More 

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Thank Rons1956
Manitoba, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Wow, there is a lot to read and it is in English and French. The info on the boards is neatly organized and it felt like a mini museum. Nice place to stop at while walking along the water or enjoying a day at the park.

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