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Ross Bay Cemetery

Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Best cemetery to visit

This one is a gem. Most important people in Victoria's history are here. We highly recommend taking... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
normt123
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Victoria, Canada
Excellent History Tour

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

Reviewed 25 January 2017
TravelOften1968
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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” (16 reviews)
“quiet walk” (6 reviews)
“dallas road” (11 reviews)
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Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 30 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
Reviewed 25 January 2017

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

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 19 December 2016

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

1  Thank Denis B
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
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this cemetery as a bit of a journey we do in older cities, we have visited ones in Europe with dates going back to the 14th century but I was neat to see some here from the 19th century. The park is laid...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Facing the ocean this is an old and special cemetery. Many historical figures from the early days of the province and colony of British Columbia are buried at Ross Bay. The Old Cemeteries Society of Victoria usually offers Ghost Tours in October.

Thank Tess S
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We passed through Ross Bay Cemetery on stroll along the Dallas Rd.promenade (we needed fortification from a nearby Starbucks on Fairfield Rd.). There are public washrooms - it's not well signed, but you're dog isn't welcome here.

Thank Chasmo99
Reviewed 23 August 2016

On one of my daily walks I ended up at the Ross Bay Cemetary. Located across the street from the ocean it is a large tree covered Cemetary with several paths. Spent some time looking at graves as I enjoy the historical aspects of them....More

Thank Blackshirtbill1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's a great place to wonder around and view the headstones. If you can, take a guided tour of the Cemetery as there's a lot of famous people buried there.

Thank phoulston
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Ross Bay Cemetery has some magnificently artistic stonework to be enjoyed, and lots of history to learn about. Oddly enough there is a Pokemon Gym inside the cemetery, rumor has it ghost Pokemon will haunt anyone who dare attempt to take that Gym from Team...More

1  Thank Molly T
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