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Best of Victoria Guide

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Victoria
Victoria is a thriving city of heritage architecture and time-honored traditions like afternoon tea. With the ocean at its doorstep and wilderness in its backyard, it’s also a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts. You can find everything from a world-class science and natural history museum to a blooming public park where peacocks roam freely, plus a range of unique shops, cafes and restaurants. And more cycling routes than any other Canadian city, providing a great way to explore the scenery.

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Royal BC Museum
Royal BC Museum
Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First... more Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Inner Harbour
Inner Harbour
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea... more Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Piers & Boardwalks; Bodies of Water
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Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park
This park holds a tree planted by Winston Churchill in 1929.
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Parks
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British Columbia Parliament Buildings
British Columbia Parliament Buildings
Owner description: Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled... more Owner description: Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled guided tours, stroll through the buildings on their own self-guided tour, or even have a bite to eat in the Legislative Dining Room.Free guided tours are available Monday through Friday throughout the year, and seven days a week during the summer. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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Scenic Marine Route
Scenic Marine Route
Scenic running and hiking trail along the Pacific.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Saveur Restaurant
Saveur Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $8 - $42
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, European, Canadian
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Fishhook
Fishhook
Ranked #2 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Pacific Rim
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $8 - $19
Cuisines: Gluten Free Options, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jam Cafe
Jam Cafe
Ranked #4 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
IL Terrazzo
IL Terrazzo
Ranked #5 of 1,165 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $19 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

BEST WESTERN PLUS Carlton Plaza Hotel
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Carlton Plaza Hotel
$64 - $314 (CA$84 - CA$410)
Ranked #18 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage
3.0 of 5
James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage
$55 - $196 (CA$72 - CA$256)
Ranked #24 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Days Inn Victoria Uptown
3.0 of 5
Days Inn Victoria Uptown
$61 - $126 (CA$80 - CA$164)
Ranked #28 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Victoria Regent Hotel
3.0 of 5
Victoria Regent Hotel
$121 - $260 (CA$158 - CA$339)
Ranked #4 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Hotel Rialto
3.5 of 5
Hotel Rialto
$123 - $235
Ranked #5 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
3.5 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
$122 - $303 (CA$159 - CA$396)
Ranked #6 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Abigail's Hotel
4.0 of 5
Abigail's Hotel
$145 - $285
Ranked #1 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Magnolia Hotel And Spa
4.5 of 5
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
$177 - $334 (CA$231 - CA$436)
Ranked #2 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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Oak Bay Beach Hotel
4.5 of 5
Oak Bay Beach Hotel
$189 - $458 (CA$247 - CA$598)
Ranked #3 of 56 Hotels in Victoria
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