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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
+1 250-387-3046
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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.
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501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
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+1 250-387-3046
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We came by the Parliament buildings one evening after the Christmas light had been turned on. Well done, impressive. We were so glad to have seen the lights.

Thank MJH048
Reviewed 5 days ago

An architectural marvel and a beautiful place to visit, this legislative building is in the heart of downtown right opposite the water front. The lightings in the evening on this building are also worth waiting for as well. you can go inside and check out...More

Thank Jaypratap N
Reviewed 1 week ago

So beautiful. It really is the face of Victoria, I always love seeing this building. Bonus: Worth seeing around christmas time when the put up all the lights.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Christmas lights and the chill in the air make the parliament building at night a must see sight in Victoria at Christmas time. The architecture is just breathtaking during the day.

Thank BWitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place really light up at night! The old parliament building here had a very British Victorian charm about it that is definitely worth seeing. There are regular tours here during the day for people who wish to see the building inside. There’s also plent...More

Thank Elenawk90
Reviewed 1 week ago

set in colourful gardens, this building is spectacularly lit at night. The lighting seems its best viewed across the harbour.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The public is welcomed at no charge in this exquisite time-piece from the Victoria era. Winner of a competition for the design, architect Francis Rattenbury, created a visually inspiring indoor space with a two-story octagonal rotunda above which, on the outside, a gold-plated Captain Vancouver...More

Thank casjazz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice opportunity to view the seat of our government. Often there are events (or protests) happening on the lawn. The totems are impressive.

Thank Margriet R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to go for a quick free tour of the building. Some good architecture and a little bit of history of the legislative building. Nice to see the old stain glass and some old photos of Victoria. I feel the outside of the building...More

Thank Ironjet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building dates from 1890s and shows the craftmanship that existed in those days - beautiful stained glass and timber inside a grand exterior design. The commentary was an excellent feature of the visit. We were glad to find out a little more of the...More

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17 April 2017|
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Response from Golden-Gypsys | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I doubt there is a storage location for your bags at the Parliament Building however your hotel will likely hold your bags for you if you arrive before you can check into your room.
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28 March 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two