Government Street, Victoria

(4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Walk by entering in the diverse souvenirs shops or in the chocolate shops that will often offer you a succulent mouthful to taste for free. You can have a good time and see the other small attractions nearby (Chinatown, narrow streets of shops, small market etc).
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  • I've never seen such a variety of stores - high end clothing, vintage, hats, shoes, tourist, coffee, CHOCOLATE, pubs, restaurants, outdoor, tatoos, games, military, etc.........  more »
  • Government runs next to the British Columbia parliament buildings and BC has preserved the history along the street. It goes alonside the inner harbour where families live on houseboats on the winter ...  more »
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  • Chris gave me my first tattoo. He nicely combined my idea into a drawing. Lines are solid. Healed quickly and well. I'll be back for sure
  • 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.
  • My first tattoo was good the lines were straight and it was perfect. But when a different guy was asked to do mine he looked nervous like is wasn't his style. After the healing there's more and more mistakes lines not straight and a little disappointed now...
  • I have been tattooed here twice by Ryan. Both times were a great experience. Everyone in the shop was friendly and professional.
  • Gpt some sick ink 2 years ago here