Victoria, British Columbia - Canada Destinations

Victoria, British Columbia - Canada Destinations

Victoria, British Columbia - Canada Destinations

The west coast of Canada attracts a large number of visitors from all over the world every year because of its gallant natural beauty. Victoria City is situated in this west coast of Canada. It is the capital city of British Columbia. The city is well known as one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest, which was formed in 1841, at the time of European settlement. The climate of this city is always enjoyable all year round. Most importantly, the flower blooming climate prevails in this city all year round. The city is, therefore, named as the ‘Garden City’.

Victoria, British Columbia - Canada Information

British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates: 48°25′43″N 123°21′56″W
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Regional District Capital
Incorporated 1862
 - Mayor Dean Fortin
(past mayors)
 - Governing Body Victoria City Council
 - MP Denise Savoie
 - MLAs Carole James, Rob Fleming
 - City 19.68 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
 - Metro 540.4 km2 (208.6 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2006)
 - City 78,057 (63rd)
 - Density 4,196.9/km2 (10,869.9/sq mi)
 - Metro 330,088 (15th)
Time Zone PST (UTC-8)
Postal Code Span V0S, V8N-V8Z, V9A-V9E
Area Code(s) 250 & 778
NTS Map 092B06

The Nature in Victoria, British Columbia:

Travelers can select this city for their holiday trip as there are much more things to enjoy. The blue waves of the Pacific Ocean create an unforgettable attraction. If you stand there and look beyond, you can feel contended with the utmost natural beauty preserved all around the city. When you keep walking in this garden city, you will feel the warmth of the nature. You never feel awkward in this city during your stay.

The Culture in Victoria, British Columbia:

University of Victoria is remarkable to keep its in-depth cultural heritage providing many cultural performances at the Farquhar Auditorium during September to May every year. Victoria City is the home of a variety of concerts as nearly 40,000 of people attend these concerts daily. The famous theatre is the Bastion Theatre where high quality drama productions are being held. The city is also remarkable for its historic monuments and development from the time of European settlement.

The Attractions in Victoria, British Columbia:

The city attracts worldwide tourists for its grandeur natural beauty as well as comprehensive cross-cultural attachment. The main attractions of the city are –

  • Beacon Hill Park
  • Strait of Juan de Fuca
  • Olympic mountain range
  • Natural Garry oak meadow
  • British Columbia Legislative Buildings
  • The Empress Hotel
  • Victoria Police Department Station Museum
  • The gothic Christ Church Cathedral
  • The Royal British Columbia Museum
  • IMAX National Geographic Theatre
  •  Large exhibits on local Aboriginal peoples
  • Emily Carr House
  • Royal London Wax Museum
  • Victoria Bug Zoo
  • Market Square
  • The Pacific Undersea Gardens
  • Chinatown
  • The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • Craigdarroch Castle
  • Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens
  • Royal British Columbia Museum
  • The Maritime Museum
  • Fisgard Lighthouse
  • Craigflower Manor
  • Schoolhouse
  • Hatley Castle
  • Hatley Park
  • Fort Rodd Hill

Out of all the attractions mentioned above, Victoria City is mainly remarkable for three things, first China Town, Butchart Gardens and finally Victoria Hotels. China Town is one of the most enjoyable places in the city. There are a large variety of interesting shops, artist studios, and restaurants. Butchart Gardens are also very famous to attract tourists all over the world. With water fountains and many other interesting spots, this place attracts worldwide tourists. You will have quite pleasurable holiday stay in Victoria Hotels as it gives you complete comfort at affordable cost.

In fine, Victoria British Columbia City is a place of good entertainment and you will find all sort pleasurable touches. It is always advisable to have a worthy visit to this city.

Neighbourhoods of Victoria

  • Burnside
  • Downtown
  • Fairfield
  • Fernwood
  • Gonzales (Foul Bay)
  • Gorge/Tillicum
  • Harris Green
  • Hillside-Quadra
  • James Bay
  • Jubilee (North/South)
  • North Park
  • Oaklands
  • Rockland
  • Victoria Wes
  • Chinatown
  • Rock Bay
  • Oak Bay Border (Foul Bay Road)
  • Songhees (part of Vic West)
  • Selkirk

Victoria Hotels

Hotel Name Phone Number Address
Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites
Toll Free: 1.888.656.1131 >
9775 First Street. Sidney, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Abigail's Hotel email:
Toll Free: 1.800.561.6565
Tel: 250.388.5363 Fax: 250.388.7787
906 MClure Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Executive House Hotel
Toll Free: 1.800.663.7001
Tel: 250.388.5111 Fax: 250.385.1323
777 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Beacon Inn at Sidney Toll Free: 1.877.420.5499 9724 Third St. Sidney, BC
Best Western : Emerald Isle Toll Free: 1.800.315.3377 2306 Beacon Ave. Sidney, British Columbia
English Inn & Resort Tel: 250.388.4353 Fax: 250.382.8311
Toll Free: 1.866.388.4353
429 Lampson St, Victoria, BC,
Executive House Hotel Toll Free: 1.800.663.7001
Tel: 250.388.5111 Fax: 250.385.1323
777 Douglas Street, Victoria,
British Columbia, Canada
Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites Toll Free: 1.888.656.1131 2537 Beacon Ave. Sidney, BC.
Victoria Airport Travelodge Tel: 250.656.1176
Toll free: 1.866.656.1176
2280 Beacon Avenue,
Sidney, BC, Canada
Western 66 Motel Ltd. Tel: 1.250.652.4464 2401 Mt Newton X Rd. Saanichton BC.