Chinatown, Victoria

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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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  • It is not a trip to Chinatown without trying one of the restaurants that feature dim sum, especially the traditional ones where carts are still wheeled by and you get to chose the food that looks inte...  more »
  • 這裡是加拿大最古老的唐人街,也是最小型的唐人街,應該修築橫貫加拿大國家鐵路的華工後裔,在此生根發展,可來此享用美味的中式餐點  more »
  • Enjoyed our visit to Chinatown and taking in the sights, sounds, and smells. Had a great lunch, and took lots of fun pictures and enjoyed walking through Fan Tan Alley  more »