Bastion Square, Victoria
(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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TripAdvisor
  • You can enjoy daily or weekend lunch, dinner or only music at Bastion Square. Fun looking and walking around this Square summer Sunday market. 
  • In the Centre of the city, we find this very commercial Street, with bars and restaurants. Arriving at Wharf St ends in a stairway and in the middle there are large flowers that adorn the same
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  • It doesn't take long to poke around the few shops in the square along with a handful of art and craft market stalls while admiring the old architecture. We stopped and chatted to a very friendly chain...  more »
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  • This is the best parkade in the city. Make sure to check out the roof if it's around sunset.
  • 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