Visit the Royal BC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle and British Colombia Parliament Buildings. You may also love The Butchart Gardens, Inner Harbour and Whale Watching Tours. Enjoy the picturesque downtown and Chinatown.
Victoria is the capital of British Colombia. It is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island of Canada's pacific coast. It is about 100 km from Vancouver, BC. Victoria is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Known as "The Garden City", Victoria is an attractive city and a popular tourism destination with a thriving technology sector that has risen to be its largest revenue-generating private industry.
The city has a population of 85,792. Victoria is the 7th most densely populated city in Canada with 4,405.8 people per square kilometre, which is a greater population density than Toronto. Victoria is known for its disproportionately large retiree population.
A fresh cup of java or tea is never hard to find with Caffe Fantastico and Caribbean Village Cafe in the hood. There is cuisine from all over the world available at Fairway Market. Locals of Hillside - Quadra love dining at Pizza Zone and Domino's Pizza. There is a surprising amount of green space with Wark Street Park, Wark Street Commons, and Wark Street Commons Community Garden nearby 2520 Wark St. Quadra Village Drug Mart is the pharmacy in Hillside - Quadra near 2520 Wark St. Blanshard Centre is a shopping center in Hillside - Quadra that has something for everyone. Hillside - Quadra is lucky to be home to a hospital, Royal Jubilee Hospital. There are always new exhibits and events happening at The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) Regimental Museum and Bay Street Armoury. Fierce Studio Jiu Jitsu and Yoga Therapy is the local gym. Take your pets to Creatures Pet Store.