Chinatown, Victoria
(2.5/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Visit Chinatown to see the oldest Chinese district in Canada. The quarter dates back to 1858, after the discovery of gold in Fraser canyon brought an influx of immigrants to British Columbia. Step into the past as you explore the narrow alleyways and historical buildings of the compact neighborhood. Take a guided tour to learn more about the area's history and the life of Chinese Canadians through the years. Visit charming shops and restaurants, discover hidden gems, sample delicious treats, or purchase a quirky souvenir. Put Chinatown and other Victoria attractions into our Victoria trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Every time my grown children come to town with their children they have to visit Chinatown at least once. There are great places to eat and also places to buy food to take home. There are stores with ...  more »
  • Chinatown we found against falling, it is still no street with Chinese shops or other typical things. Maybe we are spoiled by our other distant travel. But I would not stop freeing up especially for this purpose. Unless you're in the neighborhood of the city and want to walk through there (we were there within 5 min through it).
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  • We were not impressed with this area. Seemed kind of dirty and lacking to say a SF chinatown. Did not spend much time here as a result. Would not go back