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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 yesterday

This building is veeery well taken care of. So pretty! the flowers and lawn are in prestine shape and the building itself is so grand!

Thank janetdarlenexo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A stunning piece of architecture in the heart of Victoria. It gets better at night when it is all lit up and looks great from the other side of the harbour.

Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's wonderful that tours are available and free - well worth the hour. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and it was both an interesting and enjoyable visit.

Thank redwinter
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must see near downtown. There are a number of historical markers and great photo opportunities. Don't miss it.

Thank D J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful building and an interesting free tour on most days..Ornate decorations and the guide explained the process of government clearly.

Thank 186Steve
Reviewed 5 days ago

A bike ride to Victoria from the Lower Mainland and we took in Question Period. The opposition gets to put the governing party's feet to the fire ... it's an experience that you have to take in first hand.

Thank BlueJayJohn
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting building that becomes magical at night with the lights installed all round the building.

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Parliament Building is really cool inside and out. Bring your photo ID and go to the entrance to the right and down the ramp. This entrance leads to the legislative dining room, which has excellent food and service at very reasonable prices. Hours are...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to time constraints, we regretted not being able to participate in the tour. A magnificent looking grand architectural showpiece from the exterior and beautiful grounds surrounding. Visitors who took the tour commented that it was worthwhile and enjoyable.

Thank Benny053
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good looking building from the outside (maybe a bit too lit up at night), and the public areas inside are also pretty special. There is a lot of emphasis on the special creations (stained glass windows, paintings) presented to the Royal family. There...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