Government Street, Victoria

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 600+ 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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  • Located in Downtown Victoria off the Inner Harbor. Dozens of nice souvenir shops and several great restaurants. My favorites for dinner were Bard & Banker Pub and Irish Times Pub. For sweets, try Choc...  read more »
  • Walking either side of Government Street provides a nice stroll in the shopping area and tourist hub. Some name brand shops, tourist gift shops and historic buildings. Good opportunities for eating an...  read more »
  • What a charming and clean main street. A great variety of shops and restaurants. Perfect area to shop for souvenirs, from the cheaper "off shore" type to the beautiful, hand crafted works of art produ...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Last two tattoos I got are incredible, worth the price, clean lines and dope parlour with chill employees. Planning on third already 👌🏾
  • Drove all the way from parksville as two walk-ins at 430pm. Artist stayed late and slammed the work off. Crisp lines and awesome shading. Will definitely be back! Thanks for the time and great ink#
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