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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: Piers & Boardwalks; Bodies of Water; Historic Walking Areas
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Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park
This park holds a tree planted by Winston Churchill in 1929.
Attraction type: Parks; Neighborhoods
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British Columbia Legislature Building
British Columbia Legislature Building
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: Government Buildings; Architectural 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

All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Matisse
Restaurant Matisse
Ranked #1 of 1,135 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $16 - $24
Cuisines: French
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ithaka Greek Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,135 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Blue Fox Cafe
Blue Fox Cafe
Ranked #3 of 1,135 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
IL Terrazzo
IL Terrazzo
Ranked #4 of 1,135 Restaurants in Victoria
Price: $19 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
John's Place Restaurant
John's Place Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 1,135 Restaurants in Victoria
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

City Life Suites, Victoria
City Life Suites, Victoria
$45 - $180 (CA$62 - CA$250)
Hotel Zed
2.5 of 5
Hotel Zed
$55 - $134
Ranked #26 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites
2.0 of 5
Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites
$35 - $62 (CA$49 - CA$86)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Victoria Regent Hotel
3.0 of 5
Victoria Regent Hotel
$115 - $242 (CA$160 - CA$337)
Ranked #4 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour
$96 - $237 (CA$134 - CA$330)
Ranked #5 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
3.5 of 5
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria
$103 - $208 (CA$143 - CA$289)
Ranked #6 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Abigail's Hotel
4.0 of 5
Abigail's Hotel
$120 - $264
Ranked #1 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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Fairholme Manor
4.0 of 5
Fairholme Manor
$114 - $243
Ranked #2 of 111 Victoria B&B and Inns
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Magnolia Hotel And Spa
4.5 of 5
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
$153 - $262 (CA$213 - CA$364)
Ranked #2 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
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