British Columbia Parliament Buildings, Victoria

Visit the grandiose structure of British Columbia Parliament Buildings, the site of the province's government since 1864. Here you can take a free guided tour, learning about the building's history, architecture, and parliamentary processes. Visitors also have the chance to observe the debates that go on here; check the calendar to see what's happening during your planned visit. You can enjoy a meal in the onsite restaurant here, but check whether it's open in advance, as its working hours depend on what legislative meetings are happening on the day. Put British Columbia Parliament Buildings and other Victoria attractions into our Victoria tour itinerary builder website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Again, Like being in a capitol in Europe. Stunning. Historical. Grand in every way. Rub Queen Vickys feet for good luck.  more »
  • This Building is hard to miss and rightly so! It is very impressive and even illuminated at Night. Free Guided tours take place several times a Day. We were there on Family Day in February, so of course it was very crowded and loud. The Interior of the Building is ok but not as beautiful as we thought, the Staff are all extremely nice and helpful. If you have enough Time, you can take a Lead, but it's not a Must.
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  • The parliament building is well maintained, functional, and an impressive structure to behold. During the day, the grounds are immaculate and usually have people enjoying the tranquility and peacefuln...  more »
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  • Wow! A masterpiece of architecture. You ain’t seen nothing yet until you go in the building. Very magnificent. The ornaments are truly a work of art. My partner and I had a very nice time and enjoyed our visit there. We will be back to this place again. Yes. We will!
  • An architectural icon of Victoria. Be sure to come out in the day to walk the grounds, and again at night to see the lights. The lights are year round, but there are additions for the holidays. It's also a helpful landmark when walking around town to keep your bearings.
  • Nice architecture. I would recommend to spend about an hour. They offer FREE public tours - guided and self-guided. Don't forget to take pictures. :)
  • Very strict security, very historical and a very beautiful building. Tip: take the opportunity to join in the free tour of the building, it’s very informative. But if you prefer your lonesome, pick the DIY guide by the entrance before the security. A must visit when in Victoria ❤️
  • Very nice lawn for running with your dog or tanning in the day time and also a very pretty water fountain that is lit up at night!
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