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.
Bon Macaron Patisserie is a great bakery near 608 Broughton St. A fresh cup of java or tea is never hard to find with Murchie's Tea & Coffee, Picnic, and Wild Coffee in the hood. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Tomley's Market and Victoria Gift Plus. Locals of Downtown Victoria love dining at Tapa Bar, Milestones and Azuma Sushi. Downtown Victoria offers a lifestyle full of green space for outdoor lovers, parks include Reeson Park and Spirit Square. The closest pharmacy to 608 Broughton St is Cridge Family Pharmacy. From clothes to electronics and everything in between, The Bay Centre, is the perfect place to pick up the items on your list. Downtown Victoria is lucky to be home to a hospital, Richmond Road Jubliee Hospital. There are a number of museums and art galleries in Victoria including Alcheringa Gallery, Central Art Studio & Gallery and Sean Schuster Fine Art Gallery. GoodLife Fitness Victoria Bay Centre is a super popular fitness center with locals. Entertainment in Downtown Victoria is easy to come by with Theatre Inconnu near 608 Broughton St. Lions, tigers and the nearby zoo, Victoria Bug Zoo, can be found in Downtown Victoria. If you enjoy reading you will be happy Greater Victoria Public Library - Central Branch is in Downtown Victoria. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Sprott Shaw Language College is located within it. For those who love to travel Victoria Harbour Airport is nearby to catch a flight.