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Busy street lined with some of Victoria's biggest tourist attractions.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Downtown
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1 - 10 of 659 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our cruise stopped at Victoria for about 4 hours. Government Street was about a half hour's walk from the port. Good place to get a drink and pick up souvenirs.

Thank Lil2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a typical downtown shopping experience, tons of shops and restaurants. Worth a stroll. Pay for parking downtown.

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area for window shopping and a walk after dinner; many places were closed by 6 pm but several were open until 10 pm. One corner shop displayed beautiful First Nations art and Roger's Chocolates sells delicious ice cream bars. We felt safe but be...More

1  Thank Maria K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance of Government Street in Victoria is magical. Take a stroll and enjoy being surrounded by such beauty. People are everywhere and everyone we encountered was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Susan39564
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stroll down Government street is an excellent choice for food, shopping and culture. There ware so many choices for food and shopping.

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from Chinatown to Thunderbird park. There were a number of restaurants, a variety of shops including Rogers chocolate ("best in Canada" according to some), a large book store (Munro's), souvenir shops, clothing shops, and speciality shops. We were able to find quite a...More

Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tourist area with a bit of everything, history, food, shopping, easy access for tours. It's the main drag and gathering location for buses, horse drawn carriages and local activity.

Thank architect95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't particularly enjoy tourist streets, with the second-tier shops and restaurants one generally encounters. Happily, this is among the best of them, with opportunities to linger over a beer without being pressured to spend, spend, spend. There are enough diversions, and if you are...More

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only time I shop is on vacation! There was good variety of items from tourist stuff to normal items. Munro's bookstore is wonderful. I was directed to the BC section and found some really interesting books.

Thank pottersrocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've was spending a couple days in Vancouver, waiting for the start of an Alaska Cruise. I have often heard about people going to visit Victoria, so I booked a day trip there. Not a cheap excursion, I assure you. Meh. All the talk about...More

1  Thank JimmyMc
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