Victoria Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Victoria

Butchart Gardens is considered as one of the beautiful gardens situated at Brentwood Bay, near the city of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The garden claims to entertain millions of visitors every year.

Butchart Gardens was owned by Robert Pim and Jennie Butchart, husband and wife team that settled in the west coast. Their primary objective was to take advantage of the rich limestone deposits that they needed for their cement production, since Butchart's main business was manufacturing of Portland cement, which they opened in Owen Sound, Ontario in 1888.
In 1904, Butchart family home was finally established near the quarry located at Tod inlet, Saanich Peninsula, Vancouver Island.

The year 1906 is the time that the Butchart first created their Garden in Japanese style. Then as soon as the quarry was finally exhausted on 1909, Jennie Burchart turned the quarry into a Sunken Garden... read more arrow
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Situated in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens is an exciting tourist destination to visit! Being the abode of various species such as moths, butterflies, fishes, and birds, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens turns agile for a colorful, exciting visit. Formulated with 12,000 sq ft area, it serves as a riot of aromas, panoramic view and tropical color. This flora land flickers bright with 3000 colorful butterflies where the visitors can enjoy their trip with real pleasure. The mesmerizing beauty of the place, flamingos, exclusive tropical birds, Koi swimming and the multihued butterflies makes the place very special. Victoria Butterfly Gardens will be a real retreat to individuals haunting for a discovery voyage, and as well for the ones who enjoy breathing visual feast!

The garden is completely computer controlled for maintaining the light, moisture, mist, temperature change, and humidity level. While wandering all the way through the itineraries, the sensational aromas from those blossoming flowers and plants are just hard to forget! On your walks through the garden, you can enjoy watching the colorful butterflies that creates the mood of happiness and delight... read more arrow
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This history museum was dubbed royal by Queen Elizabeth II in 1986. The history museum is the home to three permanent galleries and an IMAX theater. It is located in the tourist district between the Empress Hotel and the Legislature Building in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The third floor is the home of Century Hall. This permanent gallery gives visitors a look at the history of the past century. The gallery tour concludes with a walk down a replica early 20th century cobblestone street. The street is complete with a number of the time's features including a silent movie theater.

The First Peoples permanent gallery is also located on the third floor... read more arrow
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