Government Street, Victoria

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Considered one of the best streets to wander in, Government Street boasts grand buildings, a plethora of shops, and an old-fashioned atmosphere that takes you back in time. You won't be short of shops to discover in the busy area, including a handful of local icons that encapsulate the street's character. Charming at night, the street is lined with well-groomed shrubs neatly decorated with fairy lights. The street also serves as a great spot to grab some souvenirs and a bite to eat. Make Government Street a part of your Victoria vacation plans using our Victoria vacation trip planner.
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  • Just walking up the street and being part of the crowd is great - you do not know who are the tourist and who are the locals - grab tea or better yet an ice cream and just wander  more »
  • Take a walk down government street and you can find inexpensive and expensive gift shops (The Jade Shop was one of our favourites). Some great little restaurants and some fun pubs with great food. Nic...  more »
  • Prettiest place in Victoria. Lots to see and do. Flowers are amazing. See the harbour,quaint buildings, loads of restaurants and bars. Shopping mall close by.  more »
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  • I had a tattoo done by Ryan yesterday and he did an amazing job. He was very light-handed and the tattoo turned out even more amazing than I had in mind. Great professional shop with talented artists!
  • I've never had a bad experience at this place. The guys are always cracking jokes and having a good time, and it's super friendly and positive environment. I always see Andy, and his creativity never disappoints.
  • Got my first ever tattoo here in August 2016, on the 4 year anniversary of my dad passing away. Chris David did the piece. it was one that I designed and he perfected. It came out perfect, and made my wife decide to get tattooed the same day(by Miles, Also amazing work btw). My piece came out even better then I had hoped, and I will be returning for more ink very soon, as will my wife.
  • Friendly staff and I got exactly what I went in for. It's cash only and you need to make a deposit if you want to book an appointment so come prepared.
  • Been here twice, great vibe and I've left happy both times.