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This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour.
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This is a great area for a stroll while you enjoy the architecture, the harbour and watch the gulls. The magic really begins when the lights come on in the evening. Just up Govenment Street are loads of shops and restaurants.
Nice views in this area of the city. The BC Legislature & The Empress Hotel are impressive looking buildings. During the tourist season there are festivals - mainly musical acts - happening along this waterfront. If you want to partake in any such activities, tourist...More
we stopped by the tourist office located across from the Empress hotel - my iPhone showed on the maps that the hours were till
6:00 on friday... I guess they had already gone to winter months hours.
As we approached the glass doors around 4:00,...More
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Oak Bay hosts a market once a month on Wednesday evenings and Sidney hosts one also on Thursdays which can be googled also. Not related to your question but I wanted to share