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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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501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
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+1 250-387-3046
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Reviewed today

Interesting tour of parliament. Great guide (Abi) who shared interesting insights and quirks. Not a huge building so limited things to see.

Thank WilsonCapeTown
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the free tour of the Parliament Buildings on the Victoria Day weekend. Very knowledgeable guide who was able to answer some skill testing questions. Found both my grandfather and uncle on the plaques for the assemblies they had been elected to. Tour was free...More

Thank TrainmanAV
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very few people know about the Dinning Room - go up the wonderful front of the building and ask that you would like to have lunch in the dinning room - surrender your driver's license and you are given a fob that will get you...More

1  Thank Barbara Anne G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They spared no expense when it comes to this beautiful building. We took the free tour and enjoyed walking the grounds after. It is well worth coming out around 9:30pm, that is when they turn the lights on outside the building. Gorgeous!

Thank ChristinaN5
Reviewed 2 days ago

We opted to go on a free tour, and our guide was very informative and very knowledgeable on Canadian politics. The building was also quite impressive, inside and out.

Thank truegeographer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Canada does have same exterior look at every parliament building. Very nice. It's great place to see in Victoria.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a short stop. Beautiful buildings in lovely grounds. Make sure to go around the back. Very nice water feature there. .

Thank lazigirl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only visited the lawns and outside structure. Beautiful architecture. Lights illuminate structure at night. Beautiful picture opportunity.

Thank Takeacab
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The building is very impressive and worth a look if you have time. There are actors in period costume walking the grounds which is a nice touch.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have lived in BC my entire life and never had a chance to see the building other than on postcards, and on TV. Beautiful rock work, wonderful craftsmanship and a ton of fascinating history in this building! We just walked around, but the tours...More

Thank Jeremy B
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If we have bags (large) is there a place for them or can you bring them with you (after bag check)?
17 April 2017|
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Response from Ruben S | Reviewed this property |
If the question is whether the British Parliament Building has a place for large bags, I do not know. I did not see any visitor hauling bags in the building. Otherwise, the two answers above are most appropriate.
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How close is the Empress Hotel to the Parliament Buildings?
28 March 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two