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Old Town

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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This historic part of town, once the center of Victoria's shipping and fur trading businesses, is now filled with important landmarks and specialty shops offering British, Scottish and Irish imports.
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely to walk around, especially early mornings and later in the evenings when it's quiet and fewer people. Some interesting shops, a really good shoe store (Fields), plenty of places to eat and drink. I was quite surprised at the number of old buildings, most...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love taking a stroll, in & around this part of the city, as it can be very peaceful and relaxing. Lot's to see & do, if you want ot shop or go for a fun dining experience!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The walk from the Inner Harbour along ether Government or Wharf streets is a walk into the past featuring old buildings and landmarks mixed with the new and trendy - pubs, restaurants and souvenir stands dot the route. A great locale to people watch.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

collection of old structures still exist and stand side by side with modern ones. I enjoyed seeing the contrast, Being a lover of things old= I really liked the historic one.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Old Town still retains a taste and atmosphere of early Vancouver with beautiful old buildings but very well maintained, a good range of restaurants and pubs, ensuring a nice place to be.

Thank Andre T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This where old & new Victoria intertwine with a nice variety of heritage buildings with the new structures. Great locations to enjoy a drink or meal if you just want to take a stroll, go for it!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Many artists have left their mark around these areas omn different buildings.So many talented artists work that are free to view. on the sides of these buildings,

Thank noral420
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Quaint, older part of town with lots of small boutique shops and niche restaurants. Trendy part of town.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is another part of town where the "old & new" architectural buildings interconnect, so it's worth taking a stroll. Enjoy the sites & sounds of what was old Fort Victoria.

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Old town Victoria has many wonderful small shops after you escape the tourist shops on Government street. There are nice small stores as you get closer to Douglas

Thank puffinz2016
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Old B | Reviewed this property |
No one address - it is the older parts of down town Victoria, Government and Wharf streets. Close to the Black Ball Ferry Terminal just north of the Empress Hotel.
10 August 2015|
Response from Old B | Reviewed this property |
Just a short walk around the Inner Harbor about 3 or 4 blocks.