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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Government Street by using our Victoria online road trip planner .
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  • Where Victoria's main shopping district and restaurants are located. A walk down Government Street will give the tourist a shopping mecca from touristy shops, candy stores a mall and a variety of rest...  more »
  • We walked down Government street and the Inner Harbor; on the way to the Parliament and the Empress hotel. The statue of Queen Victoria was nice too see.  more »
  • Perhaps 3 hours didn't do justice on touring Victoria downtown which is more than just walking along Government Street. There's all these nice architectures around one should slow down and admire or s...  more »
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