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Chinese Cemetery, Victoria
Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
A National Heritage Site, Chinese Cemetery represents a center of Chinese history and culture, where you can learn about the burial traditions of these people. The interesting fact is its design in accordance to feng shui, believed to bring harmony. Ever since its establishment in 1903, the cemetery has offered a peaceful and simple place to visit your deceased, or simply reflect on the architecture and the beliefs. See the final resting place of the local Chinese people, and learn a bit about their past and traditions. Use our Victoria trip builder to arrange your visit to Chinese Cemetery and other attractions in Victoria.
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There's less to see here than in the Ross Bay Cemetery, but the Chinese Cemetery is an important part of Victoria's history, a reminder of the time when immigrants from the Far East were generally unw... read more »
The Chinese Cemetery in Oak Bay should be seen if you are into history. I think they are also listed and promoted along with other cemeteries (Ross Bay, Pioneer Square, Esquimalt Veterans, etc) by the... read more »
Our hosts in Nanaimo took us here; there is also a Japanese cemetery alongside. People came form these two countries to help construct Canada in the early days - we visited similar monuments elsewhere... read more »
Cool, peaceful point of interest.
Leave it to the locals.
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