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Bastion Square

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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What was once the site of the historical Fort Victoria is now a lively gathering place filled with galleries and sidewalk restaurants.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

On a beautiful sunny day, we were lucky enough to come across the last market of the season. Lots of stalls with artisans showing off all manner of creations and happy to chat. Plenty of places to eat and drink too.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very busy Irish Pub on the corner and a great thoroughfare down to the waterfront where there are numerous restaurants and pubs. Well lit at night and quite a number of old buildings.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Coastal Prezence have a stall here and produce the most gorgeous original dried seaweed pictures and prints. Charming family business.

Thank stuart k
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The craft street vendors were the best shopping in town. The weekend attracted more vendors and more people to this place, which made it more fun and interesting. There are lots of pubs and restaurants nearby, making this a great destination on your Victoria BC...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Some days they have a market area with locals selling food and craft items. At night there is usually a musical group entertaining the tourists.

Thank timesharetraveler11
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Loved this area. Lots of shops and dining. View of the water. There was an open air market the day we were there.

Thank C2750NJkathyr
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Loads of small stallholders selling personalised gifts,paintings,prints wood boards ,jewellery etc lots going on and friendly stallholders willing to chat.

Thank bigglesStrathaven
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This is the site of old Fort Victoria that used to be a jail, gallows and brothel...and is now full of restaurants, boutique shops and a summer market with local artists.

Thank lionlooksright
Reviewed 2 September 2017

No visit to Victoria could be complete without a stroll through the Bastion Square market. Local artisans showing all sorts of unique wares, from jewellery to clothing and from art to pottery. Took me forever to see all that there was to see here.

Thank 60JennJen
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Right in downtown Victoria, Bastion Square has long been a center of good restaurants and lively nightlife. I remember it back in the 1970s...what is nice is that it consistently keeps up with the times. Young people seem to still enjoy it.

Thank PoetJosie
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Response from Liilgal78 | Reviewed this property |
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