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Ross Bay Cemetery

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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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A completely different walk!

Victoria is known for its beautiful places to walk,especially along the ocean on Dallas road... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
valerieodell1967
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Victoria, Canada
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Quiet oasis in the city

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
mtbaldymaryann
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A Victorian-style cemetery containing the earthly remains of Vancouver's most prominent families.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (18 reviews)
“emily carr” (15 reviews)
“dallas road” (11 reviews)
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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Victoria is known for its beautiful places to walk,especially along the ocean on Dallas road. However, the Ross bay Cemetery on Dallas is worth a slow walk through. It is beautiful and peaceful, and the history and fascination of reading the headstones, make for a...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking out the history. Give yourself lots of time.

Thank mtbaldymaryann
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Now this is quite a remarkable venue. Right down by the water with lovely views in a great area of town. Bring proper walking shoes and enjoy a stroll around the expansive grounds. If you appreciate architecture, be prepared to be fascinated by the towering...More

Thank Craig T
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a very nice spot just to wander and enjoy. You will likely see deer. If you are interested in history, make sure you grab a guide book or do some research online before you arrive.

Thank hello_kyla
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Old Cemetery Society presents weekly talks every Sunday at 2pm at the Ross Bay Cemetery, except for the months of January & February. Each talk has a different theme, perhaps the Chinese history in Victoria, storekeepers of Victoria, etc. Meet at Fairfield Plaza outside...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Many amazing things about history in this place and always at halloween they have tours.Very well kept and one of the oldest in Victoria.

Thank noral420
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This one is a gem. Most important people in Victoria's history are here. We highly recommend taking one of the tours offered on Sundays by donation. The tour just before Hallowe'en is narrated by costumed characters from the era. You will learn a lot about...More

Thank normt123
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great way to see some local history in the cemetary where many of Canada's great pioneers are buried.

Thank TravelOften1968
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Kinda dead there. But an interesting look back in time. Complement your visit with a walk on the adjoining shoreline

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Spent an enjoyable time here. It was very interesting reading the different stones, a good history lesson. It is well maintained with ample seating to enjoy the quietness. Wished I had more time there.

Thank sheila g
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