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Chinatown

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Address: Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Canada's oldest Chinatown is characterized by narrow, winding streets and...

Canada's oldest Chinatown is characterized by narrow, winding streets and lots of little shops and restaurants.

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Chinatown isn't all that large but it is a fun area. My friend and I came here for about an hour or so and we ate lunch and walked around.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mallory T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yum! We really enjoyed our time walking through Chinatown. The food was great and the shops quaint. Fan Tan Alley was cute, great photo op! Thanks, Tony & Erin Portland, Oregon

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Thank Erin P
Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is great for the family they have awesome shops you do have to watch some are a better value for the same item.family enjoyed the culture

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Thank aklim2017
Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To me it's difficult to call a one block area a town, but okay, whatever these chinamen wanna tell ya. To me this is China block, not really a Chinatown at all.

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Thank Jeremy_Ramone
Russellville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Chinatown isn't all that large but it is a fun area. My friend and I came here for about an hour or so and we ate lunch and walked around.

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Thank Mallory T
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggest to everyone that this is worth the experience, you may be suprised with this small historic Chinatown! Nicely located in the downtown area and easy to find. Take time to enjoy some tasty food at any of the restaurants!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many beautiful shops, cafes and restaurants in a really developing area of the city. Not only rich in history but also a fun stroll and shopping area. be sure to check out the hidden 'alleys'!

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Thank Pat O
Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wish I had had more time to poke about the different shops. Concentrated in one small block with lots of little shops and places to eat.

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Thank JarMarJHM
Nanaimo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk around the streets and take in the history, go down Fan Tan Alley. Have Chinese food , tour the shops.

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Thank dcgrin
Victoria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun to look around and see so many different things,Many food choices to pick from.Parking is a challenge.Fresh vegtables at the local markets are always good.Lots of shopping available

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Regina,Sask
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife enjoy very much our time here during our winter retreats. It has everything we need and all within a short walking distance so no real need for a car which is a plus. Always feel safe no matter what tiem of day we venture out.

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