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Ross Bay Cemetery

Dallas Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Excellent talk and walk through Victoria's history

Each Sunday the Old Cememteries Society provides tours to enhance our knowledge about the pioneers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roz M
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Well maintained piece of Victoria history

This Dallas-road adjacent cemetery makes for a very nice quiet walk and history lesson via reading... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RachelW2110
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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 1 week ago

Each Sunday the Old Cememteries Society provides tours to enhance our knowledge about the pioneers in Victoria. I have enjoyed the talks on Oak Bay Pioneers, owners of Saloons and bars, 1867 Movers and Shakers, Emily Carr. Well worth the $5.

Thank Roz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Dallas-road adjacent cemetery makes for a very nice quiet walk and history lesson via reading tombstones.

Thank RachelW2110
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Victoria is known for its beautiful places to walk,especially along the ocean on Dallas road. However, the Ross bay Cemetery on Dallas is worth a slow walk through. It is beautiful and peaceful, and the history and fascination of reading the headstones, make for a...More

Thank valerieodell1967
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was a great place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old trees and the deer while checking out the history. Give yourself lots of time.

Thank mtbaldymaryann
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Now this is quite a remarkable venue. Right down by the water with lovely views in a great area of town. Bring proper walking shoes and enjoy a stroll around the expansive grounds. If you appreciate architecture, be prepared to be fascinated by the towering...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a very nice spot just to wander and enjoy. You will likely see deer. If you are interested in history, make sure you grab a guide book or do some research online before you arrive.

Thank hello_kyla
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Old Cemetery Society presents weekly talks every Sunday at 2pm at the Ross Bay Cemetery, except for the months of January & February. Each talk has a different theme, perhaps the Chinese history in Victoria, storekeepers of Victoria, etc. Meet at Fairfield Plaza outside...More

Thank nancylopez2017
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Many amazing things about history in this place and always at halloween they have tours.Very well kept and one of the oldest in Victoria.

Thank noral420
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
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