Bastion Square, Victoria

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
On the former site of Fort Victoria sits Bastion Square, a vibrant plaza that houses a number of galleries, restaurants, and a thriving seasonal market. Survey views of Victoria's picturesque downtown harbor, and savor a hearty meal or hot drink from one of the many sidewalk restaurants and cafes. Duck into the bookstore if you need a new novel, or stop by the market (if it's up and running) to browse displays of various local artists and indulge in some street food. Put Bastion Square at the forefront of your travel plans using our Victoria vacation route planner.
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  • there is really not much to say about this area. A short, wide pedestrian area, a few bars and restaurants on the edges and one inside. All very lovely, but you could be anywhere. 
  • Located across from the waterfront of Victoria Harbour is the historical Bastion Square. On a slight slope towards the waterfront but easy to walk, the old square is surrounded by restaurants and shop...  read more »
  • This is great place for a stroll and if you go on the weekend, you can spend sometime at the local market. Located between Wharf street (on the water) & Government street, so it's worth the experience...  read more »
  • While it's often a busy parkade I love the first hour is free in all city parkades, so often come here. It's close to lots of shops. Great in the evenings if you're coming downtown for dinner/meeting friends!
  • Good place to park downtown. Free after 6 and all day Sundays, and first hour free all the time.
  • Good parkade only 6"6 clearance though so my big truck didn't fit
  • Good lot. Lots of parking. Always super full
  • Best place to park in Victoria, free after 5pm
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