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This historic part of town, once the center of Victoria's shipping and fur trading businesses, is now filled with important landmarks and specialty shops offering British, Scottish and Irish imports.
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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"worth taking a stroll"
in 2 reviews
"interesting walk"
in 2 reviews
"architecture"
in 9 reviews
"souvenirs"
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"buskers"
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"douglas"
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"sites"
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"artists"
in 3 reviews
"vancouver"
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"wharf"
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"alley"
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"government"
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"shop"
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"harbour"
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This neighbourhood is situated just north of the Inner Harbour and Tourist Bureau, and comprises about a dozen of TripAdvisor's places to visit.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Old Town encompasses the main, historic shopping area including the streets of Wharf, Government and Douglas, and the streets that run off of these. It is a unique shopping area because it's a mix of boutiques and chains, all contained in beautifully, restored, old buildings....More

Thank Via_girl
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Just walking along the streets puts you back into a previous century. The buildings have been beautifully restored.

Thank michaelbN5695YM
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Lovely to walk around, especially early mornings and later in the evenings when it's quiet and fewer people. Some interesting shops, a really good shoe store (Fields), plenty of places to eat and drink. I was quite surprised at the number of old buildings, most...More

Thank busyeater
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Love taking a stroll, in & around this part of the city, as it can be very peaceful and relaxing. Lot's to see & do, if you want ot shop or go for a fun dining experience!

Thank sashakeena
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The walk from the Inner Harbour along ether Government or Wharf streets is a walk into the past featuring old buildings and landmarks mixed with the new and trendy - pubs, restaurants and souvenir stands dot the route. A great locale to people watch.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

collection of old structures still exist and stand side by side with modern ones. I enjoyed seeing the contrast, Being a lover of things old= I really liked the historic one.

Thank jlantern3
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Old Town still retains a taste and atmosphere of early Vancouver with beautiful old buildings but very well maintained, a good range of restaurants and pubs, ensuring a nice place to be.

Thank Andre T
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This where old & new Victoria intertwine with a nice variety of heritage buildings with the new structures. Great locations to enjoy a drink or meal if you just want to take a stroll, go for it!

Thank sashakeena
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Many artists have left their mark around these areas omn different buildings.So many talented artists work that are free to view. on the sides of these buildings,

Thank noral420
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Mighty W
22 October 2017|
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Response from Via_girl | Reviewed this property |
Just start walking north. Old Town refers to the shopping area on the streets of Government, Wharf and Douglas.
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RainyMoon7
19 July 2017|
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Response from Old B | Reviewed this property |
No one address - it is the older parts of down town Victoria, Government and Wharf streets. Close to the Black Ball Ferry Terminal just north of the Empress Hotel.
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Saluga
11 August 2015|
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Response from Old B | Reviewed this property |
Just a short walk around the Inner Harbor about 3 or 4 blocks.
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